Tag: college credits

Early College: Not Your Average High School Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you had the chance to start high school and college at the same time, would you take it? It's possible with Early College programs. One student describes her experience of graduating high school with both a diploma and an associate degree! 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

My Experience With IB Exams

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're in an IB program, you're probably nervous about the IB exam. Read about one of our student writer's experience with her IB tests. read more

College Ready: How Dual Credit Helped Prepare Me for the Future

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Karen went to a dual credit high school during senior year, earning 35 credits before she graduated! Read on to learn how her experience prepared her for what lies ahead in college. 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

What to Do If You're Worried About Finishing College on Time

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Scared you're not going to make it to the finish line? Do these things to make sure you graduate college on time. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: Pros and Cons of College Courses During Homeschool High School

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Professor, Author

It is not unheard of for homeschooled students to graduate from high school with enough college credits for an associate degree. Here's how to best navigate that practice. read more

General Education Requirements: What's the Point?

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Many students think courses unrelated to their majors are completely pointless. Turns out, those gen ed requirements are a lot more important than you think. read more

Ohio Public Colleges and Universities Taking the Reins on Remedial Courses

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

As of January 3, 2013, all public colleges and universities of Ohio have implemented remediation-free standards for college-level English, writing, math, and science courses. read more