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Articles Insider NJ

Modern States: A Timely Option for New Jersey

With daily reports of schools’ reopening plans being dashed by new COVID-19 cases, there is no time like the present for New Jersey to seek creative solutions based on the best practices of other states. The University of North Carolina (UNC) is one such school whose plans were upended. UNC was open for only one […]

Press Releases Michigan House of Representatives

Rep. Frederick: New program helps Michigan residents earn free college credit

State Rep. Ben Frederick today announced a new opportunity for Michigan residents to participate in free online courses to prepare for Advance Placement (AP) and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams. Frederick, of Owosso, said both exam programs give people a chance to earn free credits at Michigan universities and community colleges without taking coursework. “This […]

Articles The Livingston Post

Free College Credit Opportunities Now Available to Michigan Residents

Modern States Education Alliance and the College Board have partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to offer Michigan residents free online preparation courses for any of College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams – giving Michiganders a chance to earn college credits at Michigan universities and community colleges without taking […]

Articles Homeschooling for College Credit

Take a CLEP for free!

Modern States offers free, online classes to help you prepare for CLEP exams. When you complete a course through Modern States you will receive a free voucher for the exam. Here are the steps:

Articles The Penny Hoarder

What to Do if You’re in College and Stuck at Home With No Job This Summer

Are you in college and feeling like you’re stuck in limbo because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Hiring freezes, canceled internships and stay-at-home orders have thrown a lot of summer 2020 plans out the window. But you can still make the most of your summer break to further your education, work experience and skill-building

Articles Red Maryland

Taking Education Online: Making College More Accessible

As the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) forces Americans to shelter in place and keep a social distance from each other, an opportunity exists to more fully harness available technology.  Expanding distance learning’s use has this potential. Beyond addressing the immediate challenge of educating during COVID, it can help make college more affordable, by reducing tuition costs and […]

Press Releases Modern States

Modern States Education Alliance Experiences Record Growth as More Learners Opt for Online Courses

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible to everyone, today announced that March 2020 included record days of growth for the organization. To date, more than 210,000 people are registered for the rapidly-growing free college program, which enables learners of any age and background to earn […]

Articles The Gadgeteer

Use to test out of a year of college for free!

Perhaps you’ve heard by now about the student loan debt crisis. According to a Forbes article written in February 2019, about 45 million people owe a total of over $1.5 trillion in student loans here in the United States. That just blows my mind. If you happen to have high school-aged kids or other family […]

Articles Inside Indiana

Purdue: Online Program Could Save Thousands in College Costs

Purdue University has announced what it calls an innovative program to help Indiana high school students earn up to a year’s worth of college credit for free through a vast digital library of college courses, which could save students and families thousands of dollars. The program, called Fast Start, is a partnership with New York-based […]


Purdue Launches Fast Start Program for Indiana High School Students

Purdue president Mitch Daniels announced a new program that will make college more affordable for students who live in rural and inner-city communities. The program is called Purdue Fast Start and is designed to help Indiana high school students earn access to up to a year of college credit through free online courses and the […]

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