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- Jan 5, '04 by ChayaI used the CLEP test a few years back for credit in sociology which I needed as a prereq for nursing school. I would highly recommend it IF you have the self- discipline to make it work. CLEP testing was given at a large university near where I live four times a year at that time-don't know what they do now. I don't remember exactly what it cost but it was WAY less than signing up for it at a local college, plus you do it at your convenience. Only down side is that you don't have a class to discuss the material with and no professor or tutor when you have a problem or question. I allowed myself a month or two to prepare. There were CLEP study guides you could purchase for a number of the subjects. I got one at Barnes and Noble that covered the basic concepts and material in a summarized form. It had a couple of sample, full length exams to take as well as a section with explanations for the answers. I did not do very well on the first sample test but brought my grade up about 20 points on the second sample test. I did quite well on the actual test itself. Good luck!
- Jan 5, '04 by mona b RNColdfoot,
go to www.collegeboard.com
This site is full of information. I have not taken any cleps in the humanities but I have taken others. If you have any specific questions, let me know.
- Jan 6, '04 by Dixen81I took the clep test for sociology this past summer at a local university. It was $65 total. I ordered the study book online at Amazon.com, studied it for a couple of weeks and took the sample tests and then aced the actual test. I advise you to clep out of any class you can; saves a lot of time and money.
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