Tag: college credit

How You Can Earn an Associate Degree in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Florida Polytechnic Institute

Wish you could experience college life in high school? You could take college classes and earn enough credit for an associate degree through dual enrollment! read more

Avoid Credits That Won't Count Toward Your Degree

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Education Writer

Some college courses seem fun, but if they don't count toward your degree, are they worth your time? Here's how to avoid credits that won't benefit you. read more

Should You Register for AP Tests? Top Pros and Cons of the Exams

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Thinking about taking AP Tests this May but aren't sure if they're worth the investment? Maybe this guide can help you decide. read more

Pre-College Credit: How to Earn It and How It Transfers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are plenty of ways to get credits for college in high school. Learn about different types of credits and how they might transfer with this helpful guide. read more

Why You Should Take IB Classes in High School Instead of AP

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; Graduate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Are you considering IB classes in high school? Here are some of the benefits and challenges of this advanced curriculum. read more

5 Things to Know About Early College Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A high school junior enrolled in her school's early college program shares everything she's learned about the process of applying to a four-year college. read more

How Many Credits Can You Handle Each Semester?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Colorado Boulder

Planning a smart, manageable college schedule each semester is tough. Luckily, this advice will help you do just that. read more

Dual Enrollment: Online vs. On-Campus Classes

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High School Student

Students interested in dual enrollment might be wondering whether to take a class on campus or online. Time to compare and contrast! read more

AP vs. Dual Enrollment Classes: What's the Difference?

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Student, Woodgrove High School

Dual enrollment classes and AP classes are similar--but they're not the same. Here are some of the major differences. read more

The Beginning of the End of AP Credit?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Dartmouth College recently announced that they will no longer grant credit for AP exams. Could this mark the beginning of the end of the program? read more