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Of these courses which can I complete from Straighterline/Saylor for WGU before July?
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Sad 
I'm in a hell of a time crunch and I need to know which two classes I can finish within the time frame stated. My counselor pulled a 180 on my admittance decision and now I am left with this current predicament. I have all the time of the world for during this time frame and better yet the dedication for it. 

Here's the list.

Straighterline Choices
United States History I - USHIST101
Organizational Behavior - BUS120
Business Law - BUS110
Business Ethics - BUS106
Managerial Accounting - ACC150
Business Statistics - MAT150

Saylor Choices
Organizational Behavior*BUS209
Business Law *BUS205
Principles of Finance *BUS202
Applied Algebra *MA005
Information Systems Management *BUS206
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#2
I'd say go with Business Ethics and Org Behavior on StraighterLine. I find the SL format very stress free.

You could also try the Business Law and Information Systems CLEP with the Modern States voucher if you wanna save some bucks.
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#3
For prospective students to WGU - I would say take 4 StraighterLine courses for almost FREE!
See link: https://www.straighterline.com/colleges/...uivalency/

Side note: You can also apply for a StraighterLine scholarship, worth $2000 over 4 terms.
Even if you finish in 1 term, ALL your fees from StraighterLine is paid for and you get a cheaper term!

"Students need a minimum grade of 70% to be eligible to transfer courses from StraighterLine to Western Governors University- College of Business. Please contact WGU Advisors at 1.866.225.5948 for any questions.

The tuition credit is $50 per course for the first four (4) StraighterLine courses transferred upon admission to WGU ($200 maximum). To qualify, courses must be (1) completed before his or her first term of enrollment at WGU and (2) eligible for transfer to WGU. WGU applies the tuition credit to the student's first-term tuition bill at WGU."
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Go for US history I and business ethics at SL. I signed up for org behaviour at SL and did like 60% the material isnt too easy...I ending up getting it changed...
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As I mentioned, I would just choose the first 4 StraighterLine courses you have and completed all 4, 2 days each at most. You'll be done in time. Each of these have open book final exams for the Business courses, and the US History I is closed book, but you can take US History II as that is open book! I actually had the same percentage on the both courses, an 84% and 85% respectively, I didn't even bother with the open book for most exams, but some do like to get an "A". I just go for the credits but sometimes shoot for the A if I can.

Anyways, if you do go for the four courses, it'll cost you the following.
$99 for 1 month of subscription, get $50 off with a coupon - $49.
Get one course for $59, another for $59, get $50 coupon = $68
Get the final course free if you can use up another coupon or pay $59 if you can't find one
Total = $117 if you use all coupons, or $176 if you can't get the final coupon
If you transfer all 4 to WGU, you get $200 off the first term = FREE SL COURSES that can be done in 1 day
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2019 BALS and BSBA Spreadsheet using mainly SL/Study.com (post#28,31)
The Basic Approach | DegreeForum Community Supported Wiki
~Review: Beginners Guide sticky for info on TESU BALS/BSBA in 4 months (post #16)
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(06-20-2019, 11:39 AM)withrown Wrote: I'd say go with Business Ethics and Org Behavior on StraighterLine. I find the SL format very stress free.

You could also try the Business Law and Information Systems CLEP with the Modern States voucher if you wanna save some bucks.

Multiple people on Reddit have also mentioned Business Ethics and Org Behavior, I'll most likely be taking those two and US History. Thanks for the input! Unfortunately, I don't live in the states and no longer have base access so any sort of CLEP is out the window.
(06-20-2019, 12:51 PM)bjcheung77 Wrote: For prospective students to WGU - I would say take 4 StraighterLine courses for almost FREE!  
See link: https://www.straighterline.com/colleges/...uivalency/

Side note: You can also apply for a StraighterLine scholarship, worth $2000 over 4 terms.
Even if you finish in 1 term, ALL your fees from StraighterLine is paid for and you get a cheaper term!

"Students need a minimum grade of 70% to be eligible to transfer courses from StraighterLine to Western Governors University- College of Business. Please contact WGU Advisors at 1.866.225.5948 for any questions.

The tuition credit is $50 per course for the first four (4) StraighterLine courses transferred upon admission to WGU ($200 maximum). To qualify, courses must be (1) completed before his or her first term of enrollment at WGU and (2) eligible for transfer to WGU. WGU applies the tuition credit to the student's first-term tuition bill at WGU."
This is the email that WGU sent me to just add more to what you wrote. 

Quote:I enjoyed speaking with you about WGU’s partnership with StraighterLine. WGU has established this partnership to help you complete your college entrance pre-requisites and then easily transition into your selected WGU degree program. 

By starting with StraighterLine you will gain experience and build your confidence as you complete general education college courses online. 

Choose from a variety of courses outlined in the Course Equivalency Guide for your degree path: Business College, College of Health Professions, College of Information Technology, or Teacher’s College. Upon successful completion, these courses are guaranteed to transfer and count towards your WGU degree! 

StraighterLine courses are already competitively priced, and because we are partners, WGU can pass along additional savings. Courses start at just $59 and we’ll offer you $50 off your first course! Whether you finish your course(s) in one month or more, you’ll benefit from this special offer: 




When you’ve successfully completed your general education courses, and been admitted to WGU, the savings will continue: 
Receive a $100 Straighterline course refund if two courses are transferred (or a $200 course refund if four or more courses are transferred) 
If you transfer four or more courses from StraighterLine to WGU, you’ll be eligible to apply for the WGU StraighterLine Scholarship, valued at up to $2,000 

If you are interested in learning more about StraighterLine, we encourage you to call a StraighterLine Advisor at 1-877-989-7499. To get started right away, click here. 

And don't forget to use referral code WGUSL50 to save $50 on your first StraighterLine course! 

(06-20-2019, 01:08 PM)armstrongsubero Wrote: Go for US history I and business ethics at SL. I signed up for org behaviour at SL and did like 60% the material isnt too easy...I ending up getting it changed...
For sure I'll be doing US History, what did you find that wasn't "too easy?" It seems like I have to just bite my lip and take it.
(06-20-2019, 06:10 PM)bjcheung77 Wrote: As I mentioned, I would just choose the first 4 StraighterLine courses you have and completed all 4, 2 days each at most.  You'll be done in time.  Each of these have open book final exams for the Business courses, and the US History I is closed book, but you can take US History II as that is open book!  I actually had the same percentage on the both courses, an 84% and 85% respectively, I didn't even bother with the open book for most exams, but some do like to get an "A".  I just go for the credits but sometimes shoot for the A if I can.

Anyways, if you do go for the four courses, it'll cost you the following.
$99 for 1 month of subscription, get $50 off with a coupon - $49.
Get one course for $59, another for $59, get $50 coupon = $68
Get the final course free if you can use up another coupon or pay $59 if you can't find one
Total = $117 if you use all coupons, or $176 if you can't get the final coupon
If you transfer all 4 to WGU, you get $200 off the first term = FREE SL COURSES that can be done in 1 day

I've been reading through this link to figure out which courses I can finish faster and with an ease of mind with an open book final 
https://www.straighterline.com/how-it-wo...g-details/

This is what I have in mind FROM straigterline so far, I'll be doing more research to find one more class from straighterline. What's your experience with Business law?
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#7
You could always start by taking the practice finals for all 5 courses at Saylor, and if you pass 2, then take the proctored finals. That will get you done in a day.
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#8
Just an update!

I took US Hist / Org Behaviour/ Business Law/Ethics, they turned out to be quite easy. I got 1 A and 3 B's. Thanks all!
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(07-17-2019, 10:19 AM)jonahh Wrote: Just an update!

I took US Hist / Org Behaviour/ Business Law/Ethics, they turned out to be quite easy. I got 1 A and 3 B's. Thanks all!

Congrats!  All done on SL?  Was the overall cost reasonable?
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(07-17-2019, 12:23 PM)BrighterFuture88 Wrote:
(07-17-2019, 10:19 AM)jonahh Wrote: Just an update!

I took US Hist / Org Behaviour/ Business Law/Ethics, they turned out to be quite easy. I got 1 A and 3 B's. Thanks all!

Congrats!  All done on SL?  Was the overall cost reasonable?

Overall the cost was about 300ish but WGU will be giving back 500 as a "scholarship" for the next term, which would be applied to my masters. So I would say, yes, it's quite worth it since as the previous poster indicated it pays off anyway.
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