By taking college prep classes, often called “summer readiness” or a “bridge program” a student may earn free college credit. These classes help students transition into college. Students who may be nervous about attending college are given the opportunity to ‘dip their toes in the water before plunging in.’
Contact the college or university you to wish to attend to find out if they offer a college prep program. Typically, these classes are offered during the summer. Depending on the school the program may be free including books. Some colleges provide scholarships to students who complete the program. Low-income students may also receive financial assistance for transportation costs. In this one-minute quick tip video, you’ll learn how to prepare and earn free college credit.