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Which colleges widely accept CLEP credits, particularly for Spanish?

Hola amigos, I'm looking into taking the CLEP Spanish with writing exam soon. Does anyone know of colleges that are pretty good with accepting CLEP credits? I want to make sure my efforts will actually pay off when I get to college. Also, any advice on how the CLEP Spanish exam compares to its AP counterpart?

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're looking into CLEP credits; it can certainly give you a head start in college. Many universities, especially state schools, tend to accept CLEP credits. However, acceptance varies widely, so you'll want to check with each institution's admissions office or on their website under credit-by-examination policies for the specifics. For example, the State University of New York (SUNY) system and the City University of New York (CUNY) system are known for being quite accommodating with CLEP credits.

As for the comparison with AP, the CLEP Spanish with writing exam focuses on language proficiency and practical application, while the AP Spanish Language exam includes a broader academic curriculum, including literature and culture. Both exams assess reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills, but the CLEP exam may feel a bit more 'real world' oriented. Since you're planning to take the CLEP exam, remember it can be a cost-effective way to earn credits, but always verify with your potential colleges to see if and how they accept these credits.

Buena suerte with your exam, and I hope this helps!

7 months ago

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