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Character Ink Press Announces Second Semester Class Openings

Announcing Openings for Character Ink's Cottage Classes in 2016

We have several openings in our one semester classes for the second semester and a few in our two semester classes. Please check out the schedule below and email us to add students—characterink@gmail.com.

Please call to add students to any two semester classes (CQLA {complete language arts}, sciences, or Spanish classes (260-433-4365 or 260-450-7063).

Click here to download the 2016 class schedules.

 

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Podcast Notes for “CLEP Testing for College Credit and/or a College Degree”

Podcast Notes: CLEP Testing for College Credit and/or a College Degree

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TWO CHOICES in “CLEP-ping”

(1) ALL (or nearly all) of a degree earned through CLEPs
(2) CLEP in lieu of taking courses in your degree (to save time and money)

 

ALL CLEP (or Nearly All) Considerations

1. Super great study skills/tester
2. Doesn’t mind having a less “distinguished degree”
3. Is getting a less specialized degree (more liberal arts/humanities/social
work/history/psychology, communications, etc.)
4. Can save TONS of money (especially over living on campus and getting a degree)

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Podcast: CLEP Testing for College Credit and/or a College Degree

Podcast: CLEP Testing for College Credit and/or a College Degree

 

Donna Reish, of Character Ink Press and Raising Kids With Character, brings you this episode about CLEP testing for college credit. Donna describes the two primary reasons for taking CLEP (College Level Equivalency Program) tests: (1) To test out of an entire degree (or most of it); (2) To earn college credit towards a degree that the student will be pursuing or is pursuing. She explains the steps her family has gone through to use the CLEP for both approaches (as some classes toward a nursing degree, for 3/4 of a degree, and for all of a degree except for two classes for which there were no tests available). She then details the steps you will want to go through to get the most out of this college testing option, focusing on how to decide if a student would be a good CLEP candidate, how to choose the exams to take, and how to prepare for the exams.

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