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Case Studies of Military, Working Adults and High School Graduates Success with College Credit Programs Degree Planning Services

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College Credit Programs was formed by several higher-ed and technology executives to bring together the best-in-class technology platforms and programs aimed at solving problems facing adults …

College Credit Programs was formed by several higher-ed and technology executives to bring together the best-in-class technology platforms and programs aimed at solving problems facing adults pursuing degrees in the United States, including Dramatically reducing debt in pursuit of a college degree; Access to affordable online degree completion programs; Helping Adults with Military or Professional Training get college credits and use all of them towards a degree; Applying Competency-based college credits towards degrees; Applying all earned college credits when transferring schools; Taking Tuition-Free programs and helping students map their college degree plans.

This slide deck outlines several 2013 Case Studies of Military, Working Adults and High School Graduates and their Success Stories by using College Credit Programs Degree Planning Services.

Find out more at http://www.collegecreditprograms.com

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  • 1. Success Stories… Military, Working Adults and High School Graduates College Credit Programs Help Students Earn Degrees Faster and For Less S
  • 2. Why College Credit Programs? S College Credit Programs was formed by several higher-ed and technology executives to bring together the best-in-class technology platforms and programs aimed at solving problems facing adults pursuing degrees in the United States, including S Dramatically reducing debt in pursuit of a college degree S Access to affordable online degree completion programs S Helping Adults with Military or Professional Training get college credits and use all of them towards a degree S Applying Competency-based college credits towards degrees S Applying all earned college credits when transferring schools S Taking Tuition-Free programs and helping students map their college degree plans
  • 3. Challenges for Higher-Ed Institutions Accepting Military Credits S Schools struggle to determine exactly what was covered in a military training course and only accept a few of the courses for credits S Military training doesn't correspond to any course a school offers or they don’t know how it does S Loss of Revenue with acceptance of credits towards degree program
  • 4. Challenges for Higher-Ed Institutions Accepting Alternative Credits S Schools struggle to determine what they will accept for portfolio assessments or competency based credits S Credits don't correspond to any course a school offers S Loss of Revenue with acceptance of credits towards degree program
  • 5. Fact Over 60% of Job Listings in America have “Bachelor Degree” as a requirement.
  • 6. Students using the CCP RapidPathDegreeTM program have been able to apply at least 21 semester credit hours toward their degree and save $6,058.50* *based on the average cost of tuition at state universities for in-state students in 2013 S
  • 7. CCP Success Stories The following slides are success stories from some of the students we have helped in 2013. Each student had a particular challenge similar to those faced by most of the seeking a degree, wishing to start or complete a degree, or use their professional or military training to apply towards a degree so they can move forward in their career. S
  • 8. The Challenge? Jerry E. had two obstacles that he came to us to help him overcome. First, he had received professional training which he hoped could be applied as college credits and second, he was having a hard time finding local institution which would accept his previously earned Associate Degree. How We Helped? S S Professional Training – College Credits. With our assistance Jerry received 16 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed on the job. Transfer Credits. Jerry had previously earned an Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study from a nationally accredited college, but found that the local colleges in Colorado where he lives now would not accept the credits he earned. S S S FYI: It is a common practice for most regionally accredited colleges and universities to not accept transfer credits from nationally accredited colleges. With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to minimize loss of credit in transfer as our system is designed to find which regionally accredited colleges and universities match your goals and who is willing to accept your national accreditation credits in transfer. We also gave Jerry numerous degree plan options along with a detailed breakdown of costs for each program. Jerry was able to apply 84 semester hours of credit toward his baccalaureate degree, which saved him more than $36,400 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S Jerry E. Saved $36,400 and 3 Years of School S
  • 9. S How We Helped? S Prior Learning Assessment - College Credits. With our assistance Lisa we identified 24 semester hours of credit she could petition for through prior learning assessment. S Transfer Credits. We also helped Lisa preserve the 57 semester hours of college credit she had previously earned in the past to apply towards her baccalaureate degree. S S FYI: It is a common practice for most regionally accredited colleges and universities to not accept transfer credits from nationally accredited colleges. Lisa was able to apply 81 semester hours of credit toward her new goal to get a baccalaureate degree, which saved her more than $14,661 in tuition. 2013 Case Study She was only one course short of completing her Associate’s degree when she decided to focus on her career working for a large corporation in the acquisitions. When she tried to finish her degree at the local college, she was told she would have to start all over since her previously earned college credits were over 10 years old. That’s where we jumped in to help. Lisa S. Saved $14,661 and 3 Years of School S The Challenge? Lisa S. had a big “time” obstacle ahead of her.
  • 10. The Challenge? Gabriele R. wanted to get her baccalaureate degree in the fastest possible way as her goal was to earn her degree by age 19. S How We Helped? S Transfer Credits. With our assistance Gabriele was able to S Tuition-Free Arts & Science Courses. We helped Gabriele earn more credits required for her degree using the SOCRATES online system provided to the students who use our services adding an additional 39 semester credits towards her goal. S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to help Gabriele earn the additional credits she needed for the baccalaureate degree she was working towards and was able to keep the same pace during her “sophomore” year and added an additional 72 semester hours of credit doing the same thing she did during her “freshman” year. S Gabriele was able to completed her baccalaureate degree in two years of study at the age of 19 and saved over $34,000 in tuition. 2013 Case Study transfer the 33 semester hours of college credit she had earned during her freshman year prior to using our services. Gabriele R. Saved $34,000 and 2 Years School S
  • 11. “Every advisor I've talked with at (University Name Withheld) is just trying to sign me up for classes, I don't think they are really interested in helping me finish FAST or save money... I'm very grateful for the services you are providing!” David J. Houston, TX S
  • 12. Technician, Special Warfare Boat Operator and Instructor in the Navy who had only completed one course in college before seeking our services. S How We Helped? S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to provide Larry with a list of regionally accredited colleges and universities with several degree plan options and detailed breakdown of costs for each program where his credit hours were accepted towards his degree. S Larry was able to apply 68 semester hours of credit toward his baccalaureate degree, which saved him more than $21,420 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Larry received 68 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed in the military. Petty Officer Larry O. Saved $21,420 and over 2 Years of School S The Challenge? Petty Officer Larry O. was a Hull Maintenance
  • 13. The Challenge? Chief Warrant Officer 4 Greg B. did not look forward to the long journey he faced to getting his degree as he had only taken four courses at a local university in the past. He had two obstacles for us to help with, first, to help him with applying the professional training he had received to college credits and second, finding an institution which would accept his previously earned college credits. How We Helped? S S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Greg received 74 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed in the military. Transfer Credits. Greg had previously earned 12 college credits which we were able to help him apply towards his degree. S FYI: It is a common practice for most regionally accredited colleges and universities to not accept transfer credits from nationally accredited colleges. S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to minimize loss of credit in transfer as our system is designed to find which regionally accredited colleges and universities match your goals and who is willing to accept your national accreditation credits in transfer. We also gave Greg numerous degree plan options along with a detailed breakdown of costs for each program. S Greg was able to apply 86 semester hours of credit toward his degree which put him well into his junior year in the pursuit of a baccalaureate degree, which saved him more than $26,230 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S CWO4 Greg B. Saved $26,230 and 3 Years of School S
  • 14. Boat Operator, had only completed one course in college before seeking out our services. S How We Helped? S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to provide Tony with a list of regionally accredited colleges and universities with several degree plan options and detailed breakdown of costs for each program where his credit hours were accepted towards his degree. S Tony was able to apply a total of 90 semester hours of credit toward his baccalaureate degree, which saved him more than $27,405 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Tony received 87 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed in the military. Petty Officer Tony E. Saved $27,405 and 3+ Years of School S The Challenge? Petty Officer Tony E. was a Special Warfare
  • 15. Academy but withdrew before she completed her studies to marry a fellow cadet and transition to being a military spouse. She wanted to get a degree and used our services to help her find the most cost effective way to do this. How We Helped? S Transfer Credits. With our assistance Debra was able to transfer all 86 semester hours of college credit she earned at the Military Academy. S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to provide Debra with a list of regionally accredited colleges and universities with several degree plan options and detailed breakdown of costs for each program where her credit hours were accepted towards her degree. S Debra was able to apply a total of 86 semester hours of credit towards her degree, along with finding a way to complete her degree online saving her thousands of dollars in tuition. 2013 Case Study S Debra H. Saved Thousands and Transferred 86 Hours Toward Degree S The Challenge? Debra H. was a student at the Military
  • 16. years as Security Specialist and who had also received professional training as a technician at a major corporation. He needed help finding applicable college credits from his training from these two organizations. How We Helped? S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Willie received 20 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed in the military. S Professional Training – College Credits. He also received 15 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed on the job. S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to provide Willie with a list of regionally accredited colleges and universities with several degree plan options and detailed breakdown of costs for each program where his credit hours were accepted towards his degree. S Willie was able to apply a total of 35 semester hours of credit toward his degree, which saved him more than $10,885 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S SRA Willie L. Saved $10,885 and 1+ year of School S The Challenge? SRA Willie L. served in the Air Force for four
  • 17. S The Challenge? Kenny L. came to us after being referred by his How We Helped? S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Kenny, we reviewed his military transcript with all the programs he had completed including Drill Sergeant training, Ranger training, Jump Master training, and the Sergeant Major’s Academy and were able to present him with a number of baccalaureate degree options from regionally accredited colleges which had him starting his Senior year in college S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able get Kenny more military training college credits than he had received from the local college where he was taking classes. We also provided him with a list of regionally accredited colleges and universities with several degree plan options and detailed breakdown of costs for each program where he was going to be a Senior – and not a Sophomore. S In fact, the university that Kenny selected awarded him a total of 99 semester hours for his military training and transfer credit from the community college previously attended. Kenny saved more than $29,250 in tuition using our services. 2013 Case Study S Kenny L. Saved $29,250 and 3 Years of School brother who had great success using our services. Kenny was ready to retire from his post as a Command Sergeant Major in the Army. He had received some college credits for his military training from the local community college he had started taking courses from and was ready to start his Sophomore year so he was skeptical about what we could do to help him.
  • 18. The Challenge? SFC Jeff G. was an Air Traffic Controller before he became a recruiter in the military and had three obstacles for us to help with, first in helping with transfer credits, second in finding how many credits his military training would net him towards a degree and third applying credits for his college exams he previously passed. How We Helped? S S S Professional Training – College Credits. With our assistance Jeff received 73 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed in the military. College Examinations – Credits. We helped Jeff apply the 12 semester hours of credit he received for the college examinations he previously passed. Transfer Credits. Jeff had previously earned 10 college credits which we were able to help him apply towards his degree. S S S FYI: It is a common practice for most regionally accredited colleges and universities to not accept transfer credits from nationally accredited colleges. With our patented process and technology platform, we also gave Jeff numerous degree plan options along with a detailed breakdown of costs for each program so he could pick the best options going forward. Jeff was able to apply 95 total semester hours of credit toward his degree putting him into his senior year at the college he selected to complete his degree at and saved more than $33,575 in tuition to get him to this point. 2013 Case Study S SFC Jeff G. Saved $33,575 and 3 Years of School S
  • 19. The Challenge? Daniel R. served in the Navy as a law S How We Helped? S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Daniel received 54 semester hours of college credit for the military training he had completed while in the Navy. S Transfer Credits. Daniel was also able to apply his previously earned 30 college credits. S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to minimize loss of credit in transfer as our system is designed to find which regionally accredited colleges and universities match your goals and who is willing to accept your national accreditation credits in transfer. We also gave Daniel numerous degree plan options along with a detailed breakdown of costs for each program. S Daniel used his GI Bill to complete his degree and he not only saved $19,710 in tuition, but he received the promotion and raise in salary he wanted at the police department, something he could not have done in such a short time without our service. August 2013 Case Study enforcement officer before he retired and accepted a position as a police officer for a nuclear power plant. He faced a career obstacle in his civilian job because he had not completed baccalaureate degree. Daniel had taken 30 credit hours of college credits and and had not gotten college credit for his military training. Still a far cry from getting his degree and promotion at work. Daniel R. Saved $19,710 and 3 Years of School S
  • 20. The Challenge? SSgt. David G.’s biggest obstacle was he did S How We Helped? S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance S Tuition-Free Arts & Science Courses. We helped David S With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to help David get the credits he needed for the degree he sought online and with an accredited learning institution. David was able to apply 65 semester hours of credit toward his degree and use tuition free courses to make up the balance of what he needed to complete his degree*, which saved him more than $26,910 in tuition. S David received 65 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed on the job. complete the requirements for his entire degree (with the exception of a capstone course*) using the SOCRATES online system provided to the students who use our services. August 2013 Case Study not have any college credits when he came to us for assistance. He did have an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license and had served as a jet engine mechanic in the Air Force for six years and wanted to get a degree. SSgt David G. Saved $26,910 2+ Years of School S
  • 21. The Challenge? Dean W. was a Chief Warrant Officer in the Army and served as an instructor teaching students in flight school. gtwo obstacles that he came to us to help him overcome. First, he had received professional training which he hoped could be applied as college credits and second, he was having a hard time finding local institution which would accept his previously earned Associate Degree. How We Helped? S S Military Training – College Credits. With our assistance Jerry received 16 semester hours of college credit for the professional training he had completed on the job. Transfer Credits. Jerry had previously earned an Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study from a nationally accredited college, but found that the local colleges in Colorado where he lives now would not accept the credits he earned. S S S FYI: It is a common practice for most regionally accredited colleges and universities to not accept transfer credits from nationally accredited colleges. With our patented process and technology platform, we were able to minimize loss of credit in transfer as our system is designed to find which regionally accredited colleges and universities match your goals and who is willing to accept your national accreditation credits in transfer. We also gave Jerry numerous degree plan options along with a detailed breakdown of costs for each program. Jerry was able to apply 84 semester hours of credit toward his baccalaureate degree, which saved him more than $36,400 in tuition. 2013 Case Study S Dean W. Saved $35,235 S
  • 22. College Credit for Professional Training in the Military American Council of Education has evaluated military courses since 1942 thereby enabling us to provide records showing credit for courses and professional development completed S We match up your military training to college credits from our college and university partners through our patented process S You “earn” credits through our system S We map out the path for you to take to receive the rest of your credits S You save time and money and only focus on the courses you need to complete your degree
  • 23. NonTraditional Education Credit (NTE) Over the past 10+ years, our students have earned over 2,917,696 NTE semester hours, saving more than $927 million in tuition
  • 24. S 2,900 colleges and Accredited Colleges and Universities Accept NTE Credits Complete your undergraduate and graduate degree with confidence universities across the nation award credit for college level examinations S We have partnerships with over 340 accredited Colleges and Universities who accept NTE credits S We help students prepare to earn NTE credits through National testing centers such as CLEP, DSST, and ECE S We offer tuition-free courses and free practice tests for students to take NTE exams
  • 25. Earn Credit for Professional Certifications and Licenses S Computer certifications, from user-level program training to Advanced computer network certifications S Microsoft Office, Cisco, Novell, MS Certified System Engineer, etc. S Public Service Certifications for EMT, Paramedic, Firefighter, Police Officer, Corrections and others S Automotive Service Excellence and FAA Licenses and certifications for car and truck mechanics and Airframe & Powerplant licenses
  • 26. College Credit for Life or Work Experience Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) or Portfolio Assessment: is the evaluation of an individual’s life learning for college credit, certification, or advanced standing toward further education or training S Earn college credit for what you already know for faster time to degree completion and for less money S Graduation rates are 2.5 times higher for students with PLA credit S PLA is an accepted practice by hundreds of colleges and universities and the Department of Education
  • 27. Our partners are selected for the maximum benefit of our students from transferring credits to use of NTE’s. We create electronic records for each student which include all possible NTE credits along with earn credits and the match this up with requirements needed by participating colleges to find the best match. S
  • 28. Program Pricing $299.99 for Graduate Students pursuing Masters and Ph.D. degrees (or 12 monthly payments of $27.99) save $35.89 purchasing full program $499.99 for Undergraduate Students pursuing Associate and Bachelor degrees (or 12 monthly payments of $47.99) save $75.89 purchasing full program Includes our online education seminar that helps you understand education programs from financial aid to degree options
  • 29. College Credit Programs Is a destination website designed to help individuals who want to further their education and earn a Baccalaureate, Master's or Doctorate Degree We can also help organizations with tailored education programs for their employees or higher education institutions who want to be more innovative. Contact us via our website: www.collegecreditprograms.com Email: administrator@collegecreditprograms.com or call (415) 683-0738 S

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