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Fan Mail

Fan Mail: What Is Love Edition

Students and teachers give the College Board a lot of feedback. You might think we don’t see the notes, the tweets, the memes, but we do. We know you have questions, comments, and complaints—and we have answers (or maybe just responses). And if there’s something you’d like to ask or tell us, email us at [email protected]. (Is that a feedback loop?)

File Under: Pent-Up Confusion

Tell us if an erasable pen is a good or bad option. Papers may shift a lot in transport and smudge or erase, or not. Please tell us if there have ever been issues with erasable pen. (Class of 2019 student, Arizona)

Ink from all ink-delivery instruments—ballpoints, gels, fountains, quills—has the potential to smudge. It just depends on how long it takes to dry on the paper, how thick the instrument’s point is, and how heavy the … Wait. Did you say erasable pens? People still use erasable pens?!

File Under: Deep Thoughts

It’s not only the material for the course that makes it a desire to learn, but those who surround make it an experience. (Class of 2020 student, Wisconsin)

If we were handing out scores for big-picture, philosophical perspective, you’d get a 6.

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File Under: A Path, Cleared

As a student with working-class parents, I appreciate that College Board gives people like me a chance to advance up the social ladder by proving to colleges that we can succeed and work our way out of bad situations. I believe these AP classes have better prepared me for college, and have made me look better to colleges that I wish to apply to, and for that I am grateful. (Class of 2020 student, Florida)

We’re so glad to hear it. We expect great things!  

File Under: Together Forever

What is love baby don't hurt me don’t hurt me no more (Class of 2019 student, Florida)

We love Night at the Roxbury as much as the next SNL stan, but we think this one’s way better.