CLEP Exams, Distance Learning

Algebra or Math?

admin / February 29, 2012

I know that title sounds like an Oxymoron!  Algebra is math, math is algebra… right?  Well, not in the CLEP world! There are three basic CLEP math exams.  Calculus, College Mathematics, and College Alegbra.  Which one should I take?  Which one would benefit me the most?  Here’s what I’ve learned and what I decided. Process of Elimination Using the process…

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Captain's Log 2.27.12

admin / February 27, 2012

General Update: I am continuing in my set course.  While the wind of the world blows me hither and yon, the compass of God’s word is holding me true to the course of his Mighty Plan. Hmmm… while true, that sounds a little too… something. In all seriousness… here’s my update. English CLEP In preparation for the College Composition CLEP …

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Recommended Friday

admin / February 24, 2012

Today’s Recommended Resource is not a book, but a website. College Board CLEP is a website that I constantly use as my reference for all things CLEP.    This wonderfully helpful website includes handy features like: Finding a CLEP center near you. Test Preparation help Sample Tests A full and updated list of all 33 CLEP exams. I highly recommend this…

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CLEP Exams

English CLEP Q&A

admin / February 23, 2012

Answers to my Q&A In addition to learning the information about the CLEP switch, I was able to learn the answers to my other questions. Should I take it with the essay or without?  This question is irrelevant now, the essay is mandatory (except now there are two essays) Did it make a difference to the college whether I took…

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CLEP Exams

The English Dilemma

admin / February 22, 2012

No, this post is not about Grammar rules and exceptions!  It is not about “i before e, except after c” (and e before n in chicken, for the Andy Griffith fans!)  This is not about the Misplaced Modifiers or capitalization rules.  No, this is about the dilemma of the English Composition CLEP test!!! The English Composition CLEP is the CLEP…

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Captain's Log 2.20.12

admin / February 20, 2012

Today I researched learning materials.  REA, Princeton Review, College Board.  I scoured Abesbooks, Amazon, and Ebay.  Which was cheaper?  Which was in better condition?  Which did I need?  Here’s what I learned: REA books are pretty expensive, and here’s why.  They come with CD-ROMs.  Well, that’s great but I can’t use the CDs on my MAC computer 🙂  So, I…

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College Options

Brick and Morter College Arguments (part three)

admin / February 14, 2012

What I Wanted To save money To do it fast To stay at home and run my business To feel like I got a quality education What I Found Are all those requirements created “too good to be true”?  They are not!  Is it possible to get a degree in 1-2 years for under $5,000?  It is!!  Could I do…

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Brick and Morter College Arguments (part two)

admin / February 13, 2012

What’s Traditional? In today’s culture you are supposed to: Go to a school for 12 years and graduate. Go to college for four years (at least). Get married. What’s Non-Traditional? In today’s culture you are not supposed to: Start college during your school years. Finish school in less than 12 years Finish college in less than 4 years And definitely…

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Distance Learning, Study Materials

Recommended Friday: Princeton Review

admin / February 10, 2012

In the month of January I studied in preparation for taking the English Composition with Essay CLEP.  I’m about to schedule my test date, and I can’t wait to find out how I do.  After that I can begin studying for the next one!  So what am I using for studying?  Well, I’m using many resources, but there is one…

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Brick and Morter College Arguments (part one)

admin / February 8, 2012

It’s begun.  I turned 18 (actually it began when I turned 17).  The questions. What Questions? “What are you doing for your future?”  “What will you do when you graduate?”  “Where will you be going to college?”  “What are you going to do as a career?” Who Asks? People don’t mean anything.  But it’s a conversation starter.  Most of the…

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