What Tests Can I Take For College Credit?
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What Tests Can I Take For College Credit?

College courses are very expensive and it would be nice to be able to write some exams for college credit. Exams including AP, CLEP, DSST, TECEP and ECE are standardized exams that are directly eligible for college credits. Other ways to test out of college courses include writing certification exams, prior-learning assessment (PLA) and individual…

Coursera Review: Features, Pros and Cons in 2021
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Coursera Review: Features, Pros and Cons in 2021

Coursera is one of the earliest of the popular MOOCs and serves millions of students from all over the world. Coursera was started as an open learning platform in 2012 by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, It hosts over 5000 courses on various topics, out of which over 1700 courses can be taken for free….

Top 4 Low-cost Online College Courses For Credit
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Top 4 Low-cost Online College Courses For Credit

Not everyone is aware that credit-worthy college courses can be completed online for an affordable cost. This includes both the general education courses and courses for specific college majors. The 4 S’s namely Study.com, Saylor, StraighterLine and Sophia offer the top 4, most affordable, online college courses for credit. Saylor Academy courses are free whereas,…

What is the average age of college graduates?
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What is the average age of college graduates?

College graduates come in all age groups and only 50-60% of enrolled students actually graduate college. In my case, I completed an associate degree, and then my bachelors while in my early to late 20’s and a masters at the age of 41. In this article, I will go over the average age at which…

Can You Get University Credits For MOOC Courses?
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Can You Get University Credits For MOOC Courses?

Looking at the vast number of MOOC courses out there, I only wish they were available when I was a college student years ago! Since a lot of MOOC material is targeted towards college students and professionals, it would be nice to have at least some of this learning directly translate to college-level credits. Most…

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What To Do When College Isn’t Working Out

In 2020, many colleges all over the world closed their campuses. Students were asked to leave the dorms and classes were either suspended or moved online. If you are one of the lucky ones with all your college classes having moved online, it’s best to stay focused and attend your online classes regularly. But there…

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Is online classes harder than campus classes?

Do online classes require students to have a very different set of skills than the campus classes? Which is harder and why? Is it hard to learn online since you don’t have the chance to ask questions face-to-face? Or does the fact that you get to skip the commute and parking make online classes a…

How to do college at home with online classes?
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How to do college at home with online classes?

The current virus pandemic has changed every facet of life all over the world and college is no different. This has added additional stress to college students, high school graduates and their families. In this article, I will go over the key changes in US college education and what you can do to ensure you…

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Cheap Cell Phones On Sale for College Students

Though routinely short on cash, college students are always looking for a cool and powerful smartphone for basic phone calling, internet, music and other phone apps. Here are a bunch of cheap cell phones on sale with price discounts that are also durable and  have many satisfied customers. Review Guidelines Overall I’ve chosen these four…

Saylor Academy Free Certificate Courses
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Saylor Academy Free Certificate Courses

Saylor Academy offers free online courses in a variety of subjects such as English, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Business Administration and much more. Many of Saylor Academy’s free online certificate courses are eligible for college credits, via ACE or NCCRS accreditation, and through their college partner programs. Though all the courses are completely free to take,…