There is so much confusing information available around the college admissions process that we decided to simplify it for our students.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2012
StraighterLine (StraighterLine.com) announced today the release of a free new e-Guide, Getting Into College Made Easy. This release follows their first e-Guide, How To Go Back To College, which was designed to help adult learners understand the process of going back to college. Students of all backgrounds can download both of these guides for free and explore the other informational resources available to help them start or complete college with greater convenience, at a lower cost, and with less financial risk and student debt.
New reports on education-related topics are added weekly to the site. For regular updates about new reports, interested students can sign up for the StraighterLine newsletter, which contains links to new articles as they are released.
“There is so much confusing information available around the college admissions process that we decided to simplify it for our students” says Josef Katz, VP Marketing of StraighterLine. “Plus, the growth availability and acceptability of online education adds another element to the college selection process, and we are all about helping people find ways to attend college in a manner that best suits their needs. At the same time that they are thinking about what they can do to get into the right college for them, students should also understand how online college courses can greatly reduce their cost of education and minimize the need to load up on student debt.”
StraighterLine’s extremely flexible and affordable online college courses allow students to save up to 90% on their first year or two of college, helping ease the burden of balancing a busy lifestyle while earning a college degree. Additionally, five StraighterLine courses are approved by the College Board as Advanced Placement courses, and others are excellent alternatives to taking a CLEP exam.
With greater course variety, students have the opportunity to save even more on their college education. Currently, the StraighterLine curriculum offers thirty-eight entry-level college courses online including College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Business Writing, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Biology with lab, General Chemistry I, General Chemistry I with lab, English Comp I, English Comp II, Accounting I, Accounting II, Managerial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, each with a lab option, Medical Terminology, Psychology, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Nutrition, Introduction to Sociology, Western Civilization I, Personal Finance, United States History I, Student Success, Pharmacology I, Pharmacology II, General Physics I, General Physics I with lab and two developmental courses, with another 9 new courses slated for launch during the first half of this year.
Course credits transfer to StraighterLine’s partner colleges and universities or through the ACE Credit service.
StraighterLine partner colleges and universities include the following institutions:
- Albany State University
- American College of Dubai
- American InterContinental University
- Ashford University
- Assumption College
- Capella University
- Charter Oak State College
- Colorado State University-Global Campus
- Concordia University Chicago
- DeVry University
- Excelsior College
- Granite State College
- Jefferson Community and Technical College
- Kaplan University
- LaSalle University
- Nazarene Bible College
- New England College of Business
- Potomac College
- Thomas Edison State College
- Thompson Rivers University
- University of the Incarnate Word
- University of Phoenix
- Western Governors University
- WGU Indiana
- WGU Texas
- WGU Washington
StraighterLine has been recognized as a revolutionizing force in education by major news organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for offering students online courses that earn real college credit for just $99 a month. Fast Company named StraighterLine one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.”
In order to facilitate the award of credit, StraighterLine has forged partnerships with leading accredited online colleges and universities. A student ultimately earns a degree from those institutions but realizes tremendous savings and convenience by starting with StraighterLine.
StraighterLine’s courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). In addition to the institutions with which StraighterLine has a direct relationship, more than 250 other schools are reported to have accepted StraighterLine coursework for transfer credit.
Currently, StraighterLine offers 38 entry-level college courses online in the Sciences, Humanities, English, Math and Business.
For information, visit StraighterLine.com or call 202-507-7020 or 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).