What exams should my child take to get into a top undergraduate university?
The following exams are mandatory:
1) SAT or ACT (with essay)
Take at least 2 SAT Subject tests
2) SAT Subject Math L1 or SAT Subject Math L2
3) SAT Subject Physics or SAT Subject Chemistry or SAT Subject Biology E/M
4) TOEFL (if you are an international student)
While the below exams are not mandatory, the universities do pay attention to these in their admission decision. We recommend taking at least 4 AP Exams, from the following list:
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Physics 1
AP Physics 2
AP Computer Science A
We recommend that you start planning from 9th grade onwards, at least, and taking appropriate classes.