https://www.duolingo.com/MasonAksamit

Free college credit for American college students studying foreign language...

Hey everyone, I would just like to let people know that if you speak German, French, or Spanish; or are learning it through Duolingo you can test out of a semester of college with a CLEP test. I did it in German and I have never been to Germany, most of the credit goes to Duolingo. If you have any questions just let me know.

P.S if this helped you too, I actually tested out of about 90 credits of my Bachelor's Degree and saved $100,000 in college tuition. I wrote how anyone can do it, bit.ly/1yrdiploma.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Adamnufc123

WHAT IS A CLEP?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MasonAksamit

It's basically a completely multiple choice AP test that you can take at any time in life, and test out of college, it's one of those things that nobody tells you about, but are really helpful... I left a link to their website below. https://clep.collegeboard.org/

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dc108
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Also see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_Level_Examination_Program
where it says, " a group of standardized tests created and administered by College Board. These tests assess college-level knowledge in thirty-six subject areas and provide a mechanism for earning college credits without taking college courses."

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/psionpete
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If you don't mind me asking, how many credits do you need for a batchelors degree?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MasonAksamit

120 credits... and a CLEP in each of the three language can either equal 6 or 12 credits... So theoretically, if you tested out of Spanish, French and German you would have a maximum of 36 credit hours, or 1 year of college.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lizsue
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Not all colleges and universities in the U.S. mean the same thing by "a credit." At many schools a typical one-semester course is "4 credits," at another it can be "1 credit," at a third it can be "12 credits."

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MasonAksamit

On a 120 credit hour system (the one that 99% of Universities use) , the typical CLEP is worth 3 credit hours, the language ones are worth more. Hours are what the colleges run by...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/psionpete
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Thanks for that info.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luscinda
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Well, that sounds like a worthwhile 'degree'. :-/

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jimwatana
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Just wanted to mention that there is a fee to take CLEP tests. Still a good deal!

1 year ago
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