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CollegeCompositionExamsEXAM GUIDEVisit our website atclep.collegeboard.orgfor the most up -to -dateinformation.
clep.collegeboard.orgCollege-Level Examination ProgramContents1Introduction1CLEP Study Materials: A Word of Warning1American Council on Education (ACE)3I.The College-Level Examination Program3How the Program Works3The CLEP Examinations3What the Examinations Are Like4Where to Take the Examinations and How to Register4College Credit Recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE)4How Your Score Is Reported5II.Approaching a College About CLEP5How to Apply for College Credit6Questions to Ask About a College’s CLEP Policy9III.Deciding Which Examinations to Take9If You’re Taking the Examinations for College Credit or Career Advancement . . .11IV.Preparing to Take CLEP Examinations11Using the Examination Guides13Assessing Your Readiness for a CLEP Exam14Suggestions for Studying15Test Preparation Tips17Accommodations for Students with Disabilities19V.Taking the Examinations19Test-Taking Strategies for Multiple-Choice Questions20Answering Essay Questions20Test-Taking Strategies for Essay Writing21VI.Interpreting Your Scores21How CLEP Scores Are Computed21How Essays Are Scored23VII. Examination Guide23College Composition Exams57Appendix57What Your CLEP Score Means
clep.collegeboard.orgCollege-Level Examination Program1IntroductionThis is the onlyofficialguide to the College-LevelExamination Program®(CLEP®) exams. CLEP examsare administered on computers at test centers acrossthe country.This guide has been written for adults making plansto enroll in college, and it contains information ofinterest to others as well. College-bound high schoolstudents, current college students, military personnel,professionals seeking certification, and persons of allages who have learned or wish to learn college-levelmaterial outside the college classroom will find theguide helpful as they strive to accomplish their goals.CLEP is based on the premise that some individualsenrolling in college have already learned part of whatis taught in college courses through job training,independent reading and study, noncredit adultcourses, and advanced high school courses. Often,their jobs and life experiences have enhancedand reinforced their learning. CLEP gives theseindividuals a chance to show their mastery ofcollege-level material by taking exams that assessknowledge and skills taught in college courses.The first few sections of this guide explain how CLEPcan earn you credit for the college-level learning youhave acquired and provide suggestions for preparingfor the exams. The individual exam section includestest descriptions, sample questions, and study tips.

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