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Ch 1: Earning College Credit on Study.com

About This Chapter

Using Study.com videos can reduce your overall tuition cost by getting you credit that transfers to over 2,000 colleges and universities. This chapter will help you familiarize yourself with how to use Study.com to earn college credit and how to transfer the credit to the school of your choice.

About This Chapter

Watch this series of lessons to learn how to earn credit towards your college education using Study.com. Our videos offer short, fun lessons done on your own time that can be transferred as real college course credit. This chapter has helpful videos to demonstrate different aspects of completing courses, passing exams, and getting transferable college credit on Study.com.

Who's it for?

  • Prospective college students - Get a head start on your education by taking courses in advance
  • Community college students - Complete most of your degree through Study.com
  • Current college students - Complete most of your general education requirements and save time and money
  • High school students - Prepare yourself for college level courses and get ahead on your credits
  • Non-traditional learners - Flexible schedule and self-paced courses for people who have other commitments or busy schedules and want to get credit on their own time

Why You'll Love Study.com

There are many benefits that a traditional college classroom would not be able to offer you.

  • Short, interesting videos that average around 5 minutes each - no hour-long lectures.
  • Handy timelines below every video that allow you to skip to only the parts you need, and replay things you need to hear again. You don't even have to raise your hand.
  • Convenient course structure that lets you self-pace the course to your learning speed
  • A mobile-friendly interface so you can learn at home, the office, at school or on the go. You aren't stuck in a lecture hall!
  • The ability to ask our expert instructors questions if you need extra help.
  • Course tracking on the Dashboard so you'll never lose your place in a course.

Skills Covered

  • Finding courses that earn college credit on Study.com
  • Completing a Study.com course for credit
  • Taking proctored exams through Study.com
  • Requesting your transcript from Study.com
  • Finding out if your school accepts Study.com credit
  • Transferring Study.com credit to your school

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: Earning College Credit on Study.com
Study.com's Bachelor's Degree in Business: Degree Plan

1. Study.com's Bachelor's Degree in Business: Degree Plan

This degree plan is an example of the courses you'll take as you use Study.com to earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State University.

Study.com's College Accelerator

2. Study.com's College Accelerator

Study.com is the quickest, most affordable way to earn a college degree. Learn how you can use College Accelerator to start earning your degree today.

How to Earn College Credit on Study.com

3. How to Earn College Credit on Study.com

Hello and welcome to Study.com! We're excited to help you earn college credit towards your bachelor's degree.

Getting Started with Study.com's College Courses: Student Tour

4. Getting Started with Study.com's College Courses: Student Tour

Hello and welcome to Study.com's College Accelerator! In this video, we'll give you a quick tour of Study.com so that you have everything you need to get started.

How to Find Study.com Courses for College Credit

5. How to Find Study.com Courses for College Credit

This video will show you exactly how to find Study.com courses that you can use to earn college credit toward your degree. You'll be able to use a single page on Study.com that shows you all the available courses recommended for credit through the American Council on Education (ACE) or the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS).

How to Take a Study.com Proctored Exam

6. How to Take a Study.com Proctored Exam

This video provides an overview of how to take a Study.com proctored exam. After watching this lesson, you'll know what Software Secure is, the requirements for testing, do's and don'ts of exam taking, and what happens after your test.

How to Retake a Study.com Proctored Exam

7. How to Retake a Study.com Proctored Exam

This article will discuss how to re-take a proctored study.com exam. The proctored final exam is the final step to earning college credit through Study.com. If you don't pass the first time, we'll tell you what you need to study so you can re-take it at a later date.

How to See If Your School Accepts Study.com Credit

8. How to See If Your School Accepts Study.com Credit

Interested in transferring credit your earn on Study.com to your college? This video will show you how to check if your college will will accept Study.com credit.

What To Do If Your School Doesn't Accept Study.com Credit

9. What To Do If Your School Doesn't Accept Study.com Credit

Sometimes, transferring college credit isn't as simple as you want it to be. If you've recently found that your college of choice does not accept Study.com courses for credit, watch this video to figure out your other possible options.

How to Transfer Your Study.com Credit

10. How to Transfer Your Study.com Credit

If you've earned credit using Study.com courses, the next step is figuring out how to transfer it to the college of your choice. Watch this video to get step-by-step directions on this process in order to take full advantage of your hard-earned credit.

Excelsior College BS in Business Degree Plan Using Study.com

11. Excelsior College BS in Business Degree Plan Using Study.com

Study.com's College Accelerator membership can provide a fast and cost-efficient way to earn your Bachelor of Science degree in business from Excelsior College. Read on to find the Study.com credit-recommended and UExcel test prep courses that will count toward your Excelsior degree.

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Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

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Transferring credit to the school of your choice

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