Your school's acceptance of Excelsior's exams?

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    For those who have transferred from Excelsior to another university, did you get credit for your Excelsior exams? Full credit? I'm wondering how well those credits transfer.

    I ask because, in the back of my mind, I find myself thinking that I may have to repeat the sciences or something later on when I get by Bachelor's, etc. if I go to school elsewhere.

    I see that ACE recommends credit be granted for the exams, and many schools go by their guidelines. That's a good sign.

    Just wondering!
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    If you know the school you want to transfer the credits to, you should inquire and get the ok in writing before spending time and money on the courses or exams.
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    All right, thanks. I checked with one school, West Texas A&M, and found out they do accept Excelsior College credit since they are regionally accredited.
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    Try to get any agreements in writing. I think I remember that one person said when push came to shove, they were told that something would not be accepted when the person had been told that it would. Saves a lot of grief if you get it in writing.
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    I am doing a local RN-BSN through a state university and they gave me 3 credits for EC transitions exam. I did not have to take the first class in the curriculum. That was a nice suprise and it saved me almost $300.
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    Quote from NC Girl RN
    I am doing a local RN-BSN through a state university and they gave me 3 credits for EC transitions exam. I did not have to take the first class in the curriculum. That was a nice suprise and it saved me almost $300.
    That's good to know! That means you're that much closer, too.


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