College Level Examination Program - another strategy for saving money on tuition

Try using the College Level Examination Program, known as CLEP. CLEP allows you to "test out" out 33 different college level courses. That can save money on tuition as well as your time!

Here is the twist: download or borrow an audiobook that reviews the subject matter you want to test on. Listen to that book while you are commuting, cleaning the house, or working out. Accomplish two chores at once, get prepped to pass the CLEP test, and save money! 

The average commuter spends about 30 minutes each way to and from work in their car. If you were to spend that one hour of commute time every day listening to an audio book, that has some kind of educational value, you would end up with the equivalent knowledge of one college class in about 2 months.

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html
http://www.examiner.com/personal-finance-in-pittsburgh/pittsburgh-traffic-provides-opportunity-for-low-cost-education

 
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