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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.

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. […]

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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 […]

Articles College Finance

Everything You Need to Know About CLEP Exams

To prepare for a CLEP exam, it’s a good idea to get the official study materials, which include the Official Study Guide ($25) for all 34 exams or individual exam guides ($10). You can also try Modern States, a nonprofit education alliance dedicated to college access for all, where you can sign up for a […]

Articles WHMI 93.5 Local News

College Credit Opportunities Available To Michigan Residents

Michigan residents have the opportunity to earn college credit without taking coursework through a new partnership with the state. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) has joined with Modern States Education Alliance and the College Board to offer local residents free online prep courses for any of College Board’s College-Level Examination Program […]

Articles The Independent Newsgroup

Rep. Frederick: New Program Helps Michigan Residents Earn Free College Credit

To further advance Michigan’s Sixty by 30 goal – increasing the number of work- ing-age adults with a skill certificate or college degree to 60 percent by 2030 – the Modern States Education Alliance has committed to paying for 10,000 CLEP exams for Michigan residents in the next year. The only responsibility that falls on […]

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 […]

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