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3 Books for the American Government CLEP

3 Books for the American Government CLEP

In honor of November 4, 2014 – otherwise known as Election Day – let’s talk about the American Government CLEP.  Are you about to go take the American Government CLEP?  Well, you only need 3 books on your shelf, and you are ready to study! CLEP Official Study Guide – This book has one practice test for every CLEP offered.  It is also published by CollegeBoard (who hosts CLEP), so the practice tests use “official” questions.  A quick rule of…

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Books to Read for the Social Sciences and History CLEP

Books to Read for the Social Sciences and History CLEP

Books for Your Shelf CLEP Official Study Guide 2014is by far my favorite resource I have on my shelf.  It has the breakdown and official practice test for every CLEP exam.  I highly recommend that you add this to your shelf before you take any tests.   5 out of 5 stars.  CLEP Social Sciences and History.  REA is my “go to” resource for every CLEP exam.  My shelf is covered with yellow and purple books and I just love…

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Praise the Lord!!!

Praise the Lord!!!

ALEKs has received accreditation from ACE!!! They found out this morning. I was looking on the ACE website, just to see what was up, and saw they had some ALEKs courses listed. I wrote ALEKs, and they said they were accredited again. For a total list of accredited courses, visit this page on ALEK’s website. Thank you Lord!  Now I’m off to finish College Algebra.  🙂

Economics for Your Bookshelf

Economics for Your Bookshelf

As I study for Macroeconomics (after taking Microeconomics), here’s a list of highly recommended resources for your bookshelf as you study for these two CLEP exams. <A HREF=”http://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_cw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fplanandpill00-20%2F8010%2Ff9a3ffff-cc8c-4c19-88aa-9e7fc5ce20d8&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A>

Microeconomics CLEP Update

Microeconomics CLEP Update

Graphs like this tend to make me tremble.  Tests like this tend to make me a nervous mess.  I failed Macro back in February with a 48, and I am now facing both Econ CLEPs again. I have taken three practice tests over the past 2 weeks and scored: 51, 54, and 51.  Not bad, but not great either.  Where does that put me?  I don’t know.  I’m scheduled to go take this test on October 25. I am studying…

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Textbooks: The Big Ripoff

Textbooks: The Big Ripoff

I’m just going to say it… Textbooks are a ripoff.  You are required to have this book to take a class, and you have to have the new edition, and the price is through the roof.  Look at the chart below… That is according to 2013.  Textbook inflation has far out passed every other expense out there. It has grown by 812%!!!  Does this make sense?  Students will easily spend $500 per semester in textbooks.  In fact, CollegeBoard puts their…

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Textbooks: The Big Ripoff

Textbooks: The Big Ripoff

I’m just going to say it… Textbooks are a ripoff.  You are required to have this book to take a class, and you have to have the new edition, and the price is through the roof.  Look at the chart below… That is according to 2013.  Textbook inflation has far out passed every other expense out there. It has grown by 812%!!!  Does this make sense?  Students will easily spend $500 per semester in textbooks.  In fact, CollegeBoard puts their…

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Marketing CLEP update

Marketing CLEP update

Well, I’m still studying for the Principles of Marketing CLEP.  I’m scheduled for this Friday at 10:00.  Yesterday I scored a 61 on my practice test, which was REALLY good. Supposedly, Marketing is one of the easiest CLEPs, but I think that has a lot to do with what you enjoy doing.  For instance, I loved taking College Composition and College Math (two opposite tests, huh?) and so I scored well on them.  While I enjoy Marketing, and I’m learning…

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Not Sure Where to Start?

Not Sure Where to Start?

It seems pretty typical.   College students don’t know what to study.  It’s okay.  It’s the way God designed it.  You don’t know where you will be in 2 years or 6 years, so how do you know what to study in college?  Should you study a specific thing, or go general?  If you have an interest in medicine, should you go ahead and do the pre-med?  And what about businesses, what are they looking for?  It is okay to go…

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