Through the credit by examination process, high schoolers can earn college-level credits in some subject areas by passing a standardized proficiency exam. There are testing centers nationwide and hundreds of higher learning institutions accepting credit by exam. It looks like many homeschoolers are catching on and taking this route. I “tested out” of a few classes when I first started college and was in the Navy.
I thought many people knew about this, as this was encouraged when I was in the military. Take some time to read about this option, how it works, and how your kids can get started on the path with a popular test prep website. Find out more about how courses are not the only option for earning college credits without enrolling in college.