Q: I am preparing for a college credit in accounting. Is there a way I can get free college credit from answering these exams? A: The only guaranteed way to gain college credit with CLEP exams is to enroll in an accredited university or college. If you have not attended a college, you may need to complete an accredited teacher education program.
Q: Where can I find support if I am preparing for the final exams in a college degree program? A: In most cases you will receive guidance from your professors, either through email or on campus. In cases where you have questions about specific topics, your professor may refer you to the appropriate department or office for further assistance. In most cases, the department or office of the university’s proctoring department is the best resource for questions regarding any aspect of the course you are taking. Your school may also have a department of study specifically for students taking exams. If you would rather work with an univorced independent professional, it is advised that you seek the assistance of a licensed private tutor who is familiar with the subjects you will be studying in the future.
Q: When should I take my exams? A: The best time to take your exams is after your last day of class. You should plan to spend at least two hours to three hours before the exam in reviewing all of the material that was covered in class. It is not advisable to wait until the last minute to take your multiple-choice and essay exams.
Q: What types of records do I need to keep for my IT licensing examination? A: You will be required to present proof of current IT training and experience when taking the licensing examination. If you plan on applying for a job within the IT industry, it is necessary that you have at least five years of work experience as a systems engineer, systems analyst, computer or information systems manager, or other entry level position in IT. The examination will state the level of experience that you need in order to sit for the examination. Once you have received the results of the examination, you will need to submit a signed certificate to the IT licensing agency in your state.
Q: Will you receive credit for previous placement tests or courses? A: Many colleges and universities offer IT students the ability to receive credit for previous placements or courses. In most cases, this will be a prorated amount of the credit, but some colleges and universities will allow students to receive full credit. If you are planning on enrolling into an online school, make sure that they will allow credit for previous placements. The majority of colleges will accept credits for courses or placement tests completed at home or in person.
Q: Can I purchase study guides or a book about the topics for my IT exam? A: You can purchase study guides or books from a variety of different websites. In addition to offering you information that will help you pass your exam, these types of materials will also keep you up to speed on the various topics that will be tested. It is important to review previous topics that will be tested in order to make sure that you fully understand each question that will be asked.
Q: How do I pay for my IT assessment or placement tests? A: Most colleges and universities offer financial aid available to students who are planning on taking placement tests or an IT examination. Generally, you will need to fill out a Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) form before you can begin the application process. From there, you will be able to submit the FAFSA to your chosen university and receive an official Financial Aid statement. Many students find that this is the best method for paying for their IT assessments.