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Capturing CLEP Credit on a Homeschool Transcript

Capturing CLEP Credit on a Homeschool Transcript
A CLEP Exam is a college level test that measures college level knowledge in a specific subject area. If a child takes and passes a CLEP test in ANYTHING then it goes on the high school transcript.When determining high school credit for CLEP, it does not matter how long it took the student to learn the material. Whether it was 2 weeks or 2 years, credit is not determined by the hours of study. With CLEP, you...
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Guest — Nita
In my dd's case we put the CLEP course as a class. Also, we didn't even start taking the CLEPs until we identified that our local ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 04:38
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Well done, Nita! It's so important to do the "leg work" first to see what the community college and universities are looking for! ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 20:52
Guest — Julia
My daughter studied Apologia's Biology last year and got an A. Then she took the CLEP (6 college credits) for outside documentati... Read More
Thursday, 26 July 2012 07:55
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How Do I Graduate My Homeschooler with College Credit?

How Do I Graduate My Homeschooler with College Credit?
How Do I Graduate My Homeschooler with College Credit? Is your child working beyond high school level? Are you wondering how they can earn college credit? Click on Lee's video below to learn how your child can earn college credit while in high school!Are you looking for ways for your child to earn college credit during the high school years? Let me know in the comments below! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when...
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Considering CLEP Tests

Considering CLEP Tests
Considering CLEP Tests This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. CLEP exams are college level tests that assume a student has learned naturally by reading a lot, going to museums, reading the paper, perhaps some hands-on learning. That's why CLEP is often a great fit for homeschoolers - it doesn't assume we learn in a classroom setting.  When homeschool parents sign...
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Lee Binz
That's great news, Barbara! Be aware that the policy will probably only apply to Ohio STATE colleges, so you still need to check t... Read More
Saturday, 26 May 2018 23:21
Barbara Yoder
Looks like Ohio now has a CLEP for credit policy for 33 exam areas. https://www.ohiohighered.org/transfer/clep... Read More
Saturday, 26 May 2018 19:34
Guest — Sally
For your Minnesota readers' info, all CLEP and Dante (DSST) tests are accepted for credit by all state colleges. This makes it pos... Read More
Saturday, 06 June 2015 17:52
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Graduate Your Homeschooler with College Credit

Graduate Your Homeschooler with College Credit
In this video, I talk about how to help your homeschool student graduate high school with college credit. For personal support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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Earn College Credits while in High School

Earn College Credits while in High School
You can give high school credit for students who earn college credits, regardless of how old the student may be.  Of course, when I tell that to parents, half of them laugh and think, 'MY child getting college credits in high school?  HA!"  I know it's easy to be skeptical - I remember thinking that way myself!  But when kids really start to learn a subject they love, it's completely possible to earn college credits through...
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Can I Use MIT's Open Courseware to Homeschool College?

Can I Use MIT's Open Courseware to Homeschool College?
Has anyone homeschooled college using things such as MIT's Open Courseware, and would completing courses through this be an acceptable path?~Stephanie on Facebook To get college credit while you homeschool ("homeschooling college") requires credits to be accredited by some organization (like CLEP) or some college (like Thomas Edison.) While MIT's Open Courseware classes are extremely cool, they aren't accredited. You would probably need to find a test to measure knowledge gained from the Open Courseware and...
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Guest — Caitlin
Lee, We don't exactly have our Superman capes yet...but thanks for making us feel like we do! Caitlin Caitlin.Muir@CollegePlus.o... Read More
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 08:12
Guest — Lee
Hi Kristine, Sorry about the bad link. I fixed it. Blessings, Lee
Saturday, 17 July 2010 07:14
Guest — Kristine
Lee, the College Plus link was bad. Could you fix? Thanks!
Saturday, 17 July 2010 07:05
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What is "Running Start?"

What is "Running Start?"
Running Start is a Washington State dual enrollment program, which allows students to attend community college while in high school, paid for by the state.  The good news is that it's paid for by the state, it's college level, and it looks good on a college application.  The bad news is that it can be just like public school, with all the same issues of a public school.  In addition, they oftentimes have even more of...
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