Ch 1: Earning Pre-College Transfer Credits

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter cover the benefits of earning pre-college transfer credits. Use the information and advice contained within these video lessons to save time and money.

Earning Pre-College Transfer Credits: Chapter Summary

A lot of students worry about whether or not they can afford to pay for college, while others dread the amount of time involved. Luckily, there are ways to reduce both the time and expenses involved. Our qualified guidance counselors and academic advisors show you how you can earn pre-college transfer credits and make your college life a little easier. Topics that this chapter covers include:

Transfer credit types

By taking advantage of transfer credits, you can save time and money on your college education. Use this video lesson to learn about the various ways you can earn college credits before even enrolling. We'll also discuss some of the common limitations that apply when it comes to earning transfer credits.

Credit by exam

Earning credit by exam is one of the most effective ways to cut down on the cost of earning your degree and save time in the process. Let us introduce you to the different exams you can take to earn college credit, and find out the requirements of each. Learn how to find a test and prepare for it.

Tips for transferring credits

Once you've earned some college credits, you'll need to transfer them to your college before they can be of any benefit to you. We'll let you know how to transfer your credits so you can be that much closer to earning your degree.

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Earning Pre-College Transfer Credits
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Types of College-Level Transfer Credit

1. Types of College-Level Transfer Credit

College can be expensive, but one way to save is by transferring credits to the college you are attending. In this lesson, we'll look at ways to earn and transfer credits, including some common limitations when transferring credits.

Saving Time and Money with Credit By Exam

2. Saving Time and Money with Credit By Exam

College is expensive, but there are ways to cut down on your expenses, even before you set foot on campus! Learn how to use credit by exam to cut the cost and time of your degree program in this video lesson.

How to Test Out of College General Education Requirements

3. How to Test Out of College General Education Requirements

To save time and money on college, some students choose to test out of some of their classes. In this lesson, we'll examine what general education classes are, how students can test out of them, and how colleges apply credits earned in exams.

How to Prepare for College Credit-By-Exam

4. How to Prepare for College Credit-By-Exam

Taking an exam for credit is a good way for college students to save time and money. But what types of exams are available? And how can a student prepare for these exams? Watch this video to find the answers to these questions.

Tips for Transferring Credit to Your College

5. Tips for Transferring Credit to Your College

There are many ways to save money at college, including transferring credits from community college or earning them through credit-by-exam. In this lesson, we'll look at what transfer credits are and how to transfer them to your school.

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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.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

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