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Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Partners with Modern States to Pilot Models for Demonstrating College-Level Mastery and Earning Free College Credit for New Jersey Students

Today, the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) and Modern States announced a pilot partnership to provide students across New Jersey with the opportunity to earn free college credit for demonstrating college-level mastery. The partnership with Modern States furthers the goals outlined in the State Plan for Higher Education by offering students college […]

Articles New Jersey 101.5

Big savings for students: NJ colleges now offering free courses

The New Jersey Office of Higher Education is working with a nonprofit organization to launch pilot program that will allow Garden State students and adults to get a boost in their college careers. Brian Bridges, the state secretary of higher education said as part of the pilot, the Modern States Educational Alliance has agreed to […]

Articles The Shelbyville News

Celebrating Pi with Pie

Another opportunity I want all of you to be aware of is the opportunity for your high school student to become a Klinsky Scholar, as part of the Purdue Fast Start Program. The program is through Modern States, an online philanthropic college course catalogue, which allows a High School student to take college courses online […]

Press Releases Purdue University

Inaugural Fast Start students join Purdue in fall 2021

High school seniors William Herrell and identical twins Jenelle and Sydney Ward hail from rural Indiana communities, excited about starting the next chapter in their lives: college. Now, they have something else in common: The Wards and Herrell are the first Fast Start program students to gain admission into Purdue University.

Articles My College Planning Team

7 Unconventional Ways to Earn Money Towards Your Kid’s Dream Degree

College is a big expense, and saving for it can be stressful for both parents and students. It’s easy to make mistakes in this process of saving and paying for an education. We all know about filling out the FAFSA. But let’s talk about 7 unique strategies for saving and paying for college.

Success Stories Modern States Success Stories

What lengths would you go to for free college credit?

Wisconsin’s Adam Klawitter wasn’t letting anything get in the way of his education. At the start of the pandemic, he withdrew from his sophomore year of college but continued to look for cost-effective opportunities to further his education. He discovered ModernStates.org, which has 30+ tuition-free courses to prepare students for CLEPs (credit-bearing exams offered by […]

Articles Concord Monitor

Free tests for college credit offered in N.H.

The state’s partnership with a philanthropic effort means 1,000 free exams are being offered that can be used for college credit. Under the partnership announced Monday, the Department of Education said a philanthropy called the Modern States Education Alliance will pay for up to 1,000 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests given by the College Board. […]

Articles Link For Counselors

The Benefit of Earning College Credit Before Graduating High School

Not everyone has heard of CLEP, but the 50-year-old program is gaining traction with high school students. The College Level Examination Program (CLEP), offered by The College Board, is a series of 30+ credit-bearing exams which test learners of all ages on college freshman-level subjects; passing scores on the exams are accepted for credit by […]

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