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Penn Foster College Ace Credit Expirations
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It seams that Penn Foster College is allowing the evaluations for Ace College Credit to expire for their college level courses without applying for renewal. A number have expired since May of this year. If this is correct, how very sad.

https://www.acenet.edu/National-Guide/Pa...Active%22)
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#2
How can I get ACE credits through Penn Foster?????
How much do they cost??? It looks like they have very interesting ACE courses....
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#3
@nomaduser, cost 389 per course . look here https://www.pennfoster.edu/college/all-p...ge-courses
I know nothing else on it.
TESU: BALS coming soon…. Comm Coll: 24 credits,  CLEP: 36 credits,  Institutes (3), Sophia (29), TEEX(3 UL, 7 LL), Coopersmith (6 UL), SDC (6 UL)


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(10-10-2020, 08:06 PM)P226mem Wrote: @nomaduser, cost 389 per course . look here https://www.pennfoster.edu/college/all-p...ge-courses
I know nothing else on it.

Thanks for your info. At that price, you can consider taking ASU Earned Admissions course ($425 each).
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(10-10-2020, 08:48 PM)nomaduser Wrote:
(10-10-2020, 08:06 PM)P226mem Wrote: @nomaduser, cost 389 per course . look here https://www.pennfoster.edu/college/all-p...ge-courses
I know nothing else on it.

Thanks for your info. At that price, you can consider taking ASU Earned Admissions course ($425 each).

That's why not many people talk about Penn Foster here: there are better options 90% of the time.
Planning to transfer to WGU BSIT DEC 2020    

B&M(22cr): Anat/Phys 1/2 +Labs, Eng Comp 1, Sust. Cities, Orientation Courses, Intro Hlth+Well, Functional Anat/Kin
TESU(4cr): Chem 1 Lab, DC circuits
JST/TESU Eval of NAVY Training: 85/99cr
The Institutes, TEEX, NFA(9cr): Ethics, Cyber 101/201/301, Safety
Sophia(?cr): Losing track since I signed up for all of them Tongue
Study.com(22cr): Eng 105, Fin 102, His 108, Lib Sci 101, Math 104, Stat 101
CLEP(9cr): Intro Sociology 63 Intro Psych 61 US GOV 71
OD(6cr): Robotics, Cyber
CSM(3cr)
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I've only taken 3 courses from Penn Foster and I paid $237 for each of them. The reason is because I applied to their degree programs, if you are a degree seeking student, they charge only $79/credit. It gets cheaper to $69/credit now if you are in specific degree programs. What I did was transferred all my ACE credits into their degree plan and asked to take the 3 courses before I took anything else, once the courses were done... I basically left it as is...

I didn't even bother asking them to remove me from the degree plan, I just "left" it as is because I know I didn't need a degree from them. But if you really do want a degree from them, you can re-use their credits towards a BSBA or BA at the Big 3 if you have all ACE credits. OR if you transfer into Walden/WGU and other providers that take NA credits, OR get a duplicating BSBA from them and some other provider, there are other options!
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Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
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I e-mailed Penn Foster College asking about renewing the ACE equivalency credit. Their reply:

"Yes, we are in the midst of the review process for them already."

Sincerely,

Tracy Kilmer
Admissions Operations
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#8
As long as they're renewing their ACE credit recommendations and not letting them expire, they'll just have to work on one thing to get more students - individual course pricing. I mean, Sophia.org had the same pricing and once they dropped the pricing considerably, they'll most likely get more students taking their classes...
Working on: TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Universidad Isabel I: ENEB MBA, Big Data & BI, Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Business & IT Certs: Cisco, CompTIA, 6Sigma/Lean/Scrum, ITIL, MTA, etc
Coursera Google IT Certs & Udacity Nanodegrees

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)
~Note: Read Wiki guide links for TESU equivalency - CLEP/DSST/SL/Study.com, etc
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#9
Penn Foster would probably get more students if they at least did a BOGO offer like Sophia used to do every so often. On the wiki, there is mention of them being just like correspondence courses of old where they have to mail you the materials. Do they still do this or are the courses actually fully online now?
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TESU - BA Computer Science


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(10-18-2020, 03:38 AM)rachel83az Wrote: Penn Foster would probably get more students if they at least did a BOGO offer like Sophia used to do every so often. On the wiki, there is mention of them being just like correspondence courses of old where they have to mail you the materials. Do they still do this or are the courses actually fully online now?

I believe they're 100% online now, but as early as 2-3 years ago you could at least some of their programs via mail. They charge a shipping fee for their college programs, so I'd assume they still send out textbooks & other materials.
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