When I took my first CLEP exam, I felt pretty comfortable with the process and didn’t immediately see any reason to consider other brands like DSST. It wasn’t long before I realized the limits of brand loyalty and soon branched out to add several DSST exams to my scheduled. Continue reading “Compare CLEP vs DSST”
Thanks to Maggie Flores for putting together these two great TLC playlists on youtube for us to use! Each video on the list is about an hour long. Watch the first playlist if you’re studying for the English (British) Literature CLEP or AP exam, and the second playlist if you’re studying for the American Literature CLEP or AP exam.
The Humanities CLEP has a reputation for being one of the hardest CLEP exams. It is, after all, an extremely broad test covering literature, poetry, art, architecture, philosophy, and music that spans over two centuries. That is a lot of material to cover! (A description of the exam is located at the end of this post.) Continue reading “The Hardest CLEP Ever…..or not”
10th grade is a great time to plan a first CLEP if you have a teen who studies well and retains information. While I consider 11th and 12th grades to be the “sweet spot” to homeschool for the most college credit, CLEP exams can be taken in any grade and at any age – and these two exams fit perfectly in almost every homeschool in 10th grade.
The Marketing exam is a great first CLEP for your teen. It is considered one of the easier CLEP tests. The content is manageable in a semester and is a great 1/2 credit elective for high school students that can yield three college credits.
Already confused? watch Jennifer Cook DeRosa’s “What is CLEP?” video
If you want simple, select a textbook and simply have your teen read it. That will cover the curriculum. I found Glencoe Marketing Essentials to cover the majority of the topics on the CLEP test. Older books are easy to obtain inexpensively. Continue reading “CLEP Marketing”
The first CLEP exam is always nerve-wracking. You just don’t know what you don’t know! Below are a few tips to help you feel more prepared. Continue reading “THE 1st CLEP”
Taking a CLEP Exam Using Modern States –
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So, you’ve possibly heard the news: CLEP revised 1/2 of their catalog on December 1st – leaving many of us a little shocked and asking the question, “now what?” Continue reading “CLEP Revisions: Now What?”
Big news- we just saw a MAJOR revision of half of the ENTIRE CLEP CATALOG. 16 of their exams set to expire November 30, 2018, just appeared in the ACE catalog as revised and updated!! Only after we start hearing back from parents will we have a better idea of “how” these changes impact content. Please share in your CLEP communities immediately. Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS: Half the CLEP Exams were just revised”
Passing a CLEP sounds so easy when you hear others talking about it. It seems like everyone else is passing their exam. Not a lot of people talking about failing, but failing is easy too. About half of those who attempt a CLEP exam will fail, you want to be sure you’re in the half that passes! Continue reading “7 Ways to Fail Your CLEP Exam”