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Is the CLEP Composition exam a good way to skip intro writing classes?

I’m decent at English and I'm considering taking the CLEP Composition exam to get out of taking the basic English courses in college. Has anyone done it before, and did your college accept the scores without any issues?

7 months ago

Certainly, taking the CLEP Composition exam can be a great way to demonstrate your proficiency in English and possibly earn college credit before even setting foot on campus. Many students benefit from taking CLEP exams, particularly if they are confident in their command of the subject and are seeking to advance to higher-level courses more quickly or reduce their overall course load.

Whether or not a college will accept your CLEP exam scores largely depends on the institution's policy, as acceptance varies. Most schools have a section on their website where they list which CLEP exams they accept and the minimum score necessary to receive credit.

It's crucial to check the specific policies of the colleges you are interested in to ensure that taking the CLEP Composition exam aligns with your goals and that the scores will be accepted. I recommend reaching out to an admissions representative or the registrar's office at the college to get the most current information. By doing this, you can make an informed decision on whether the CLEP Composition exam is the right choice for you. Best of luck!

7 months ago

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