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    Quote Originally Posted by jsd View Post
    Isn't Full Sail nationally accredited? If so, TESU/COSC won't accept them, and Excelsior likely won't either but they let you appeal for special cases.
    Well that's a buzzkill. I thought the point of those school is to help you work something out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaebScholar View Post
    Well that's a buzzkill. I thought the point of those school is to help you work something out.
    The point of them is that they are colleges with their own policies and procedures. It's not to give you credit for everything you might have taken in your life. But, if you want, you can always PLA courses. That would be a good plan, especially if you have a lot of UL credits from an NA school that you want to bring in.
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    Accreditation and Affiliations

    This is where my other credits are from, are they also no good? This is quite discouraging.

    EDIT: Sorry for dramatic reaction. I read the actual page and it is a "regional body" so At least my English 101 is still legit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dfrecore View Post
    The point of them is that they are colleges with their own policies and procedures. It's not to give you credit for everything you might have taken in your life. But, if you want, you can always PLA courses. That would be a good plan, especially if you have a lot of UL credits from an NA school that you want to bring in.
    What is PLA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaebScholar View Post
    Accreditation and Affiliations

    This is where my other credits are from, are they also no good? This is quite discouraging.

    EDIT: Sorry for dramatic reaction. I read the actual page and it is a "regional body" so At least my English 101 is still legit.
    MSJC is RA, so you're good there.
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    Palomar College
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaebScholar View Post
    Accreditation and Affiliations

    This is where my other credits are from, are they also no good? This is quite discouraging.

    EDIT: Sorry for dramatic reaction. I read the actual page and it is a "regional body" so At least my English 101 is still legit.
    This is WASC, regional accreditation. That's good, the big 3 accept regional accreditation
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    Your MSJC credits are good, and really those Full Sail credits are not a huge deal. You can easily fulfill English Composition I and II with either the CLEP College Composition (one test for all 6 credits) or with Straighterline English Comp I and II. The history class can be replaced with Shmoop Modern European History for 3 credits. Don't let yourself get sidetracked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dfrecore View Post
    I can put the generic BALS degree here for you. It's not as helpful if you don't understand all the options, so start by reading on this forum to get a better understanding of what's going on: http://www.degreeforum.net/general-e...t-college.html (some of it is outdated, but it still provides a ton of helpful info on how this whole thing works).
    Brilliant! Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsd View Post
    Isn't Full Sail nationally accredited? If so, TESU/COSC won't accept them, and Excelsior likely won't either but they let you appeal for special cases.
    They are/were technically a trade school not a college; granted they charge like they are an ivy league university but that is another story

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    Quote Originally Posted by KayV View Post
    Your MSJC credits are good, and really those Full Sail credits are not a huge deal. You can easily fulfill English Composition I and II with either the CLEP College Composition (one test for all 6 credits) or with Straighterline English Comp I and II. The history class can be replaced with Shmoop Modern European History for 3 credits. Don't let yourself get sidetracked.
    You can also take the English Comp I & II TECEP's (I took II, and I'm certainly glad I didn't spend the time to take the SL course).
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    DSST - Intro to Computers/437 (3cr), Prin of Pers Finance/458 (3cr) - 2011 CLEP - Management/69 (3cr UL), Marketing/67 (3cr UL) - 2011

    Penn Foster
    - Financial Management 92% (3cr UL)
    ALEKS - Int Alg (3cr) - 2011, College Algebra (3cr) - 2015 Sophia - Project Management 85% (3cr UL) - 2015 Insurance Inst. of America - Ethics 72% (2cr) - 2015 Kaplan PLA (3cr) - 2015 Add'l ACE Credits (5cr UL) - 2000

    Palomar College
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