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Where can I find free online college credit courses that are open to high school students?

Alright, I’m on the hunt for online college courses that I could possibly take for credit while I’m still in high school, but everything seems expensive. Anyone know of free options that are out there?

7 months ago

Hey there! I totally get the need to find cost-effective options for college credit. My own child was in the same boat not too long ago.

We discovered that some universities offer free online courses through platforms like Coursera or edX, where you can learn at your own pace. Now, not all of them will offer college credit for free; you usually have to pay to receive a verified certificate which can then be recognized for credit.

However, it’s definitely worth exploring their 'audit' options for no cost. Also, be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor, as some schools have partnerships with local community colleges that allow students to take college courses for credit at a reduced rate or even for free.

Best of luck on your search – it's a great initiative to start earning college credit early!

7 months ago

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