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Dual Credit Consultation Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Dual credit programs allow secondary students to earn college credit for courses taken while they are in high school.

Are clients required to have a consultation or do you accept any clients at will?

Both, we will definitely accept all clients, but in order to work with us they must have a consultation.

Who is eligible for Dual Credit?

Dual credit courses are usually only open to high school juniors and seniors. In order to enroll, students typically must meet the same admissions requirements as their college-level peers.

What information should I have to be ready to use your services?

Services are provided for students, parents, administrators, or others in the education field

Does the credit transfer to all college and universities?

Most dual credit course credits may be transferred to several colleges you plan to attend, be it nearby or across the country.

As this is a Non-profit, am I your target audience? 

DCCS targets 8th- 12th grade students with a variety of backgrounds.

What is an academic transcript?

A detailed record of all the subjects you have studied with your scores in the form of marks or grades given by the institution of study.

What are the benefits of Dual Credit courses?

If you're a high school student who meets eligibility requirements, the benefits of taking dual credit courses are plentiful:

  • You'll be able to earn your degree or certificate in a shorter period of time.

  •  Taking dual credit courses in high school costs less than taking college-level classes while enrolled in a college or postsecondary technical school.

  •  You'll gain college-level academic experience, making your overall transition to post-secondary education much smoother.

  •  Studies indicate that if you take dual credit courses in high school, you'll have a greater chance of succeeding in college and earning your degree.

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