My son had the same experience with Principles of Finance - did okay on the practice final and got a 53 on the real final. He has since learned that the chapter tests are much more important in terms of studying and preparing for the proctored final.
Originally Posted by gremlinbrawler
And to the poster who said they wouldn't feel comfortable if they scored a 75 on the practice final - you only need a 55 on the final to pass most courses on Study.com, and for ones with written assignments, that score is lower - so a 75 on the practice final is more than enough reason to assume one is prepared for the final.
Here Researching for my son, who has done the following:
Community College: Intro to Philosophy, Fundamentals of IT, English Comp 1
Saylor: Intro to Business, Principles of Marketing, Corporate Communication
Shmoop: US History 2 (WGU won't accept this)
ALEKS: Int. Algebra, College Algebra
Study.com: Personal Finance, Principles of Finance, HR Management, Global Business, Advanced Operations Management - Next Up: Statistics, Project Management
Straighterline: US History 2, Environmental Science, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, English Comp 2, Principles of Management, Business Law, Business Ethics, Psychology - In Process: Communication, Organizational Behavior - Next Up: Accounting, Managerial Accounting
Ed4Credit:In Process - Managing Information Systems
Goal: Complete BS in HR Management at WGU in one term.