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  1. Choose one or many free courses that interest you from great Universities.

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  2. Courses prepare you for widely accepted Advanced Placement and CLEP exams already accepted for credit by more than 2,900 colleges and universities.

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  3. Courses, textbooks and materials are free; all you need are internet access and your own desire to learn. We offer links to tutoring & mentoring.

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  4. Enroll at a college that grants credit for passing well established AP* or CLEP* exams.

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  5. Pass eight exams and potentially earn your “Freshman Year for Free.”

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  6. Learn more about AP and CLEP; verify that colleges you may attend grant credit for passing scores.

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*AP = Advanced Placement; *CLEP = College Level Examination Program

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“You can take your entire freshman year, tuition free!”

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“I enrolled in the Chemistry class offered by Modern States. I felt confident after taking the course, and I passed the CLEP exam. The course definitely helped me a lot.”

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“The information in the Sociology course felt like it was just the right amount. I liked that I could go through it at my own pace. I learned a lot. I passed the CLEP; the Sociology professor was really engaging.”

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