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    CLEP� History of the United States I Early Colonization to 1877

    ISBN-10: 0738610372
    ISBN-13: 9780738610375
    Author(s): Research and Education Association Editors
    Description: REA’sCLEP History of the U.S. ITest Prep with Online Practice ExamsEarns You College Credits!If you’re looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP History of the United States I exam?CLEPHistory of the U.S.  More...
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    Edition: 6th
    Publisher: Research & Education Association
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 352
    Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
    Weight: 1.298
    Language: English

    REA’sCLEP History of the U.S. ITest Prep with Online Practice ExamsEarns You College Credits!If you’re looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP History of the United States I exam?CLEPHistory of the U.S. Itest prep with online practiceis the latest addition to REA’s CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.REA’s comprehensive review covers everything you need to know about U.S. History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War and Reconstruction.Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online.This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses.The book includes two full-length practice teststhat mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the book’s practice tests are also available onlinein a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package.What is CLEP?CLEP is the College Board’s credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REA’s CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

    Passing The CLEP History Of The United States I Exam
    Congratulations! You���re joining the millions of people who have discovered the value and educational advantage offered by the College Board���s College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP. This test prep covers everything you need to know about the CLEP History of the United States I exam, and will help you earn the college credit you deserve while reducing your tuition costs
    Getting Started
    There are many different ways to prepare for a CLEP exam. What���s best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. To score your highest, you need a system that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge
    This book, and the online tools that come with it, allow you to create a personalized study plan through three simple steps: assessment of your knowledge, targeted review of exam content, and reinforcement in the areas where you need the most help
    Test Yourself & Get Feedback
    Score reports from your online diagnostic and practice tests give you a fast way to pinpoint what you already know and where you need to spend more time studying
    Review with the Book
    Study the topics tested on the CLEP exam. Targeted review chapters cover everything you need to know
    Improve Your Score
    Armed with your score reports, you can personalize your study plan. Review the parts of the book where you���re weakest and study the answer explanations for the test questions you answered incorrectly
    The REA Study Center
    The best way to personalize your study plan and focus on your weaknesses is to get feedback on what you know and what you don���t know. At the online REA Study Center, you can access two types of assessment: a diagnostic exam and full-length practice exams. Each of these tools provides true-to-format questions and delivers a detailed score report that follows the topics set by the College Board
    Diagnostic Exam
    Before you begin your review with the book, take the online diagnostic exam. Use your score report to help evaluate your overall understanding of the subject, so you can focus your study on the topics where you need the most review
    Full-Length Practice Exams
    These practice tests give you the most complete picture of your strengths and weaknesses. After you���ve finished reviewing with the book, test what you���ve learned by taking the first of the two online practice exams. Review your score report, then go back and study any topics you missed. Take the second practice test to ensure you have mastered the material and are ready for test day
    If you���re studying and don���t have Internet access, you can take the printed tests in the book. These are the same practice tests offered at the REA Study Center, but without the added benefits of timed testing conditions and diagnostic score reports. Because the actual exam is computer-based, we recommend you take at least one practice test online to simulate test-day conditions
    An Overview Of The Exam
    The CLEP History of the United States I exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions, each with five possible answer choices, to be answered in 90 minutes
    The exam covers the period of American History from the Spanish and French colonizations to the end of Reconstruction. The primary emphasis of the exam is on the English colonies and the early period of nationhood
    The approximate breakdown of topics is as follows
    35% Political institutions and behavior and public policy
    25% Social developments
    10% Economic developments
    15% Cultural and intellectual developments
    15% Diplomacy and international relations
    Approximately one-third of the questions focus on the period from 1500 to 1789, while the rest deal with the period from 1790 to 1877
    All About The CLEP Program
    What is the CLEP?
    CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in North America. CLEP exams are available in 33 subjects and test the material commonly required in an introductory-level college course. Examinees can earn from three to twelve credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. For a complete list of the CLEP subject examinations offered, visit the College Board website: www.collegeboard.org/clep
    Who takes CLEP exams?
    CLEP exams are typically taken by people who have acquired knowledge outside the classroom and who wish to bypass certain college courses and earn college credit. The CLEP program is designed to reward examinees for learning—no matter where or how that knowledge was acquired
    Although most CLEP examinees are adults returning to college, many graduating high school seniors, enrolled college students, military personnel, veterans, and international students take CLEP exams to earn college credit or to demonstrate their ability to perform at the college level. There are no prerequisites, such as age or educational status, for taking CLEP examinations. However, because policies on granting credits vary among colleges, you should contact the particular institution from which you wish to receive CLEP credit
    Who administers the exam?
    CLEP exams are developed by the College Board, administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS), and involve the assistance of educators from throughout the United States. The test development process is designed and implemented to ensure that the content and difficulty level of the test are appropriate
    When and where is the exam given?
    CLEP exams are administered year-round at more than 1,200 test centers in the United States and can be arranged for candidates abroad on request. To find the test center nearest you and to register for the exam, contact the CLEP Program
    CLEP Services P.O. Box 6600 Princeton, NJ 08541-6600 Phone: (800) 257-9558 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET) Fax: (609) 771-7088 Website: www.collegeboard.org/clep
    Options For Military Personnel And Veterans
    CLEP exams are available free of charge to eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees. All the CLEP exams are available at test centers on college campuses and military bases. Contact your Educational Services Officer or Navy College Education Specialist for more information. Visit the DANTES or College Board websites for details about CLEP opportunities for military personnel
    Eligible U.S. veterans can claim reimbursement for CLEP exams and administration fees pursuant to provisions of the Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004. For details on eligibility and submitting a claim for reimbursement, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website at www.gibill.va.gov/pamphlets/testing.htm
    CLEP can be used in conjunction with the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which applies to veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of operation. Because the GI Bill provides tuition for up to 36 months, earning college credits with CLEP exams expedites academic progress and degree completion within the funded timeframe
    SSD Accommodations For Candidates With Disabilities
    Many test candidates qualify for extra time to take the CLEP exams, but you must make these arrangements in advance. For information, contact
    College Board Services for Students with Disabilities P.O. Box 6226 Princeton, NJ 08541-6226 Phone: (609) 771-7137 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET) TTY: (609) 882-4118 Fax: (609) 771-7944 E-mail: ssd@info.collegeboard.org

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