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The cost of college grows exponentially each and every year. In our house we ensure each of our children can complete at least a two year degree without debt. One of the ways we do this is by using CLEP tests as a means of earning college credit for less. Want to know what a CLEP test is? Need CLEP Test Prep resources? I answer all of those questions and more for you in my CLEP Exam series!

What is a CLEP Exam? from Starts At Eight

When my first child hit high school I began looking into the options for reducing the massive amount we would have to spend on a college education for our children. That led me to CLEP – College Level Examination Program which is meant to give students college credit for their prior knowledge. I spent time researching all the ins and outs of CLEP Test prep, signing up to take the test, CLEP testing, CLEP vs. AP and more!

One of the things I love most about CLEP exams is that your student can study in any manner they choose to gain the knowledge, and then take the test to earn credit for that knowledge. This means as homeschoolers our kids can easily study at home, earning both high school and college credit for a fraction of the cost of a college education! While my oldest was in high school she studied things like Psychology and US History I for high school, and then at the end of the year did some extra CLEP specific studying before taking the CLEP exam to earn college credit!

Online CLEP Test Prep with from Starts At Eight. makes it easy for students to earn college credit by helping with CLEP Test Prep via their online program, They offer study guides, practice tests and more!

I am now on “round two” of having a high school age student working towards a 2 year college degree. Since going through this a few years ago, I have found a new CLEP Test Prep resource that I am loving! offers CLEP test prep products that help students prepare to take CLEP Exams. {I received access to this product for free and was compensated for my time in writing this review. All opinions are my own and I was not required to post a positive review. Please see my full Disclosure Policy for more details.}

I am so excited to be using’s CLEP Test Prep products with my 9th grade son this year! He is working towards taking both College Algebra and US History I CLEP exams at the conclusion of this school year.

Online CLEP Test Prep

My son is currently working his way through the US History I Study Guide and CLEP Test Prep with a goal of taking the exam at the end of June. One of the features of we love is that you can set a date for taking the test, and they will lay out a course of action for you to have completed the CLEP Test prep by that time! Even better, the student can have emails or tests sent to them as reminders so you don’t have to!

CLEP Test Prep Course Goals from Starts At Eight

These CLEP Test Prep products include features that make them valuable for many different kinds of learners. Why? Because they include multiple ways of presenting the material as well as check and balances to guide students along.  These features inlcude:

  • Short, engaging videos with lots of visuals that are very helpful for kids who learn that way
  • Supporting text transcripts for videos so someone can watch and read the exact same content
  • Quizzes to check what you’ve learned
  • Practice tests
  • Personalized study plan

So now you’re wondering what does really have to offer and how does it work?

CLEP Test Prep screenshot from Starts At Eight

  • CLEP study guides: has 30+ CLEP Study Guides across all subjects: business, composition, history, math and more.
  • CLEP practice tests:’s CLEP practice tests will give you confidence before taking the actual exam. They are designed to familiarize you with the types of questions that are asked on the actual exam. After taking a practice test, identifies your areas of strength and weakness, so you can focus on the concepts that you’re having a difficult time retaining. In addition to providing you with the correct answer to each question missed, directs you to the location in the video that explains the concept for further understanding.
  • CLEP courses: Get ready for your CLEP exams quickly with the fun and engaging CLEP test prep courses at The courses they offer contain engaging video lessons and CLEP practice tests, and they provide study options for the most popular CLEP tests, including College Algebra, U.S. History and Spanish.

Get Started with

Online CLEP Test Prep with from Starts At Eight. makes it easy for students to earn college credit by helping with CLEP Test Prep via their online program, They offer study guides, practice tests and more!

  1. Sign Up! –  See some great deals lower in this Get Started section!
  2. Pick a Course – Once you have signed up, you will need to choose a course, or courses! You can choose by subject or education level, or use their search engine to find what you are looking for.
  3. Add to Dashboard – Add any courses you wish to your dashboard.
  4. Take the Course(s) – While my daughter loves to learn via video format, my son has appreciated having the text transcripts so he can choose to read the material at his own pace, or when not near a computer. Each lesson ends with a brief quiz that offers immediate feedback of not only their score, but where they were weakest with answers to all the Course Progress Report from Starts At Eight
  5. Take a Test – After your child has completed a course they have the option of earning ACE and NCCRS credit, or like my son, he is signing up at a local CLEP exam site to take the CLEP Exam for college credit.

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  • Is flexible and practical – their new Family Plan offers connected parent and child accounts.
  • Allows students to achieve dual credit.
  • Gives students the opportunity to learn non-traditional subjects like marketing or criminology. (View all courses)
  • Incorporates many learning styles.
  • Offers simple lesson planning, automatic grading and progress tracking!

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  1. Sandy
    Mar 23, 2018 @ 16:09:36

    What US History curriculum did you use prior to studying for the CLEP test?

  2. Heidi
    Mar 26, 2018 @ 17:26:05

    With my oldest I created one. You can see more about that here:

    With my son we are using Pandia Press History Odyssey Level Three – American History.

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