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CLEP or AP: How Do You Choose?

CLEP or AP: How Do You Choose?
Do you want your child to earn college credit in the high school years? Are you considering CLEP or AP? Click on the video below to learn how to choose between CLEP and AP! What concerns do you have about CLEP and AP? Has your child already taken CLEP or AP classes or tests? Let me know in the comments below! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on...
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Take CLEP when you are DONE

Take CLEP when you are DONE
  It's helpful to take the CLEP test when you are "done" with a subject - the problem is knowing what "done" means. Rachel asked, " I am wondering if it could make sense to take the CLEP on a subject right after the student has successfully completed it, rather than waiting until the last year of high school and taking several then.  Are there any disadvantages to this method (taking them as the subjects are...
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Determining CLEP Credit

Determining CLEP Credit
For determining test-related CLEP credits, here are three big ideas to help: 1. Ask the university where you hope to attend and give 1 high school credit per class they equate to that CLEP. 2. Look at the " Sample CLEP Policy " from the CollegeBoard to estimate credits.  Each equivalent college class could be one high school credit: 3. Remember, it all depends on where  you end up, and the CLEP policy for that university....
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CLEP Exams: Grades or College Credit?

CLEP Exams: Grades or College Credit?
Using CLEP exams in high school can get complicated. What if you just pass the CLEP exam let’s say with the score of 50?  Does that mean that you are given the college credit for that class but are also given a C on the college transcript like on an AP test?  My daughter is studying for her first CLEP and I want this figured out before we put the time and money in to it....
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How Do You Teach the Creation-Evolution Debate?

How Do You Teach the Creation-Evolution Debate?
Do not shy away from the creation-evolution debate. While not critical to teach to younger children, high school students need to have some understanding on both sides of the debate.  Although we didn't shy away from the debate in our homeschool, I wish I had covered the topic even more. Students need to become informed so they can provide reasoned arguments  for their beliefs. Without understanding the issues, they can't reasonably form their own belief system. They need...
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