Why should I take accelerated credit?

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Earning (or registering for) college credit in high school can have many benefits for students and their families. Research has shown that students who take college credit before they leave high school are likely to enroll in college and persist through their first year of college.

Here are some noteworthy reasons to engage in college credit before you leave high school:

  1. Get a head start on college courses.
  2. Build a college-going identity.
  3. Receive transfer credit.
  4. Potentially save time to degree.
  5. Potentially save money.