If your college requires you to take a biology or chemistry course with a lab component, you’ve probably been thinking that you’ll have to pay top dollar and travel back and forth to campus to take your class.
Not so. Now these StraighterLine courses let you complete your lab work entirely online, with no need to [...]
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Posted on October 28, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If your college requires you to take a biology or chemistry course with a lab component, you’ve probably been thinking that you’ll have to pay top dollar and travel back and forth to campus to take your class.Read More...
Posted on September 3, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re a high school student who is considering taking AP Macroenomics at your high school, what can you expect? Would it be a better idea to take that AP test and the exam that accompanies it, or to take the Macroeconomics I Course that is offered online here at StraighterLine?Read More...
Although AP program and StraighterLine [...]
Posted on August 12, 2013 by Barry Lenson
There are many ways to earn college credit. You can go to classes at a college, of course. But you can also take courses at a community college, attend college at night, take a MOOC and try to earn credit for it (that’s almost impossible), or take a CLEP or AP exam.Read More...
No doubt about it [...]
Posted on August 6, 2013 by Barry Lenson
There’s been some buzz lately about new ways to earn college credits online. Some universities have been making the news because they’ve been exploring ways to let students earn credit hours by taking their MOOCs or other college courses online.Read More...
If you've been eager to earn credits online and transfer them to your college, you've probably [...]
Posted on August 2, 2013 by Barry Lenson
After working in the banking and brokerage business for more than 21 years, Diana Stone decided it was time to make a change.Read More...
“I’m someone who has always wanted to help people fulfill their full potential,” Diana told us during a recent chat. “So I decided to earn a degree in business and start a new [...]
Posted on July 30, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re thinking about going back to college, chances are that you earned credit for college courses you took years ago. So you’re probably wondering whether those credits have expired, or whether you can save money and time by transferring them to your new college.Read More...
That’s a very good question but unfortunately, there are few standard [...]
Posted on May 14, 2013 by Barry Lenson
I have the following conversation at least five times a year. I had it again just the other day. Here’s how it goes . . .Read More...
“I need to pick up three college credits this summer before I can graduate,” a student says to me.
“Well, you can do that for a few hundred dollars at StraighterLine,” [...]
Posted on April 19, 2013 by Barry Lenson
June, the month for college graduation ceremonies, is nearly here. And chances are that you know a college senior who is telling a story like this right now . . .Read More...
“I took a course last summer at another school . . . I did all the work . . . I got a grade [...]
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Posted on March 24, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re an adult learner, you have already learned a lot about your chosen field. That’s the case with these people. Chances are that one of their stories will sound similar to yours . . .
Marina practically grew up in her family’s clothing store. She kept the books for payroll, expenses, and incoming revenue. “I [...]Read More...
Posted on March 15, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Many people learn a foreign language so they can carry on conversations when they are traveling abroad, speak with new relatives and friends, or simply learn more about a foreign country or culture.Read More...
You can enjoy all those benefits from learning to speak Spanish. But there are many other reasons to learn Spanish too, now that [...]
Posted on March 12, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“The National Hispanic University provides a postsecondary education for Hispanics and others grounded in cultural respect, biliteracy, and diversity for engaged students who will become local, national and global community leaders.” – Mission Statement of The National Hispanic University
You might think that you have heard it all when it comes to American colleges and universities [...]Read More...
Posted on February 17, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“ACE CREDIT was established in 1974 to connect workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping adults gain academic credit for formal courses and examinations taken outside of traditional degree programs. With over 35,000 courses reviewed, ACE is the national leader in the evaluation process for education and training obtained outside the classroom.”Read More...
- Source: The [...]
Posted on February 13, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Danielle KoonsRead More...
It’s been about three weeks since Spring Semester started for most colleges across the nation, and soon the drama will begin. Sometimes you may start a class and realize it isn’t what you’re looking for—or maybe your schedule had to change or a different class fits the credits you need much better. No [...]
Posted on January 7, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Jinshu LiRead More...
There are many options to choose from when it comes to alternative paths to get college credit. As the Senior Product Manager at StraighterLine I decided to get some hands on experience and take three credit-by-exam options and share with you what I learned. Credit-by-exams are tests that allow you to prove your [...]
Posted on December 30, 2012 by Barry Lenson
I bet that you’ve noticed something. It’s that something is not working right with AP classes. Sure, tons of students take Advanced Placement classes and exams. But how are those classes and tests helping those students?Read More...
Here’s a case study from the town where I live. In my town, just about all students in the high [...]
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