Ch 1: Using to Earn College Credit

About This Chapter

If you're interested in earning transferable college credit that can save you time and money on your degree program, take a look at these lessons on how to use to earn real college credit. These lessons show you everything you need to know in order to start earning college credit today.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help earning and transferring credit can benefit from these helpful resources. There is no faster or easier way to learn how can help you find for-credit courses, request your transcript, take proctored exams and transfer earned credit to your college/university. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn about credit-by-exam in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in their degree programs
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about college credit (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Using to Earn College Credit chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Using to Earn College Credit chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any college credit question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about using to earn real, transferable college credit. The chapter's lesson can help you:

  • Earn college credit on
  • Find courses that lead to college credit
  • Request your transcript and take/retake proctored exams on
  • Transfer credit to your college or university
  • Use's College Accelerator

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Using to Earn College Credit
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Getting Started with's College Courses: Student Tour

1. Getting Started with's College Courses: Student Tour

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

How to Use the Mobile App for College Courses

2. How to Use the Mobile App for College Courses

This lesson will explain how to make full use of the mobile app to take and study for college courses on the go. This tutorial will have you using the app in no time!

Completing & Submitting Required Assignments in Courses

3. Completing & Submitting Required Assignments in Courses

Learn how to tell if the course you're taking has any required assignments. If it does, you'll need to finish them before your course can be marked as complete! This lesson will cover where to find your assignments, how to submit them, and recommendations for completing them.

Preparing for & Taking a Proctored Exam

4. Preparing for & Taking a Proctored Exam's proctored final exams are the gateway for you to pass your course and earn transferable college credit. This lesson will help you understand when you're ready to take an exam, how to study for it, and what the technical requirements for an exam are. Tools: How to Use Study Trainer & Notetaking

5. Tools: How to Use Study Trainer & Notetaking offers you two helpful tools for studying: Study Trainer and note taking. This lesson will help you learn how to utilize these tools to help you take and pass college courses.'s Academic Integrity Policy

6.'s Academic Integrity Policy

This resource provides information on's Academic Integrity Policy, specifically as it pertains to college courses.

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Practice Final Exam
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Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 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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