Dual Enrollment Versus Advanced Placement

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Jun 10, 2014 1:10:00 PM

There are many challenges that students face on their way to earning their college degrees. Getting into the college of your choice is as competitive as ever. The price of tuition is skyrocketing. Sometimes hurdles arise before you’ve even applied – lack of motivation, low confidence – the list goes on.

Fortunately, programs like Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement can help to alleviate the burden some of these problems by allowing students to earn college credit while they are still in high school. The savings of earning credit early through these programs can benefit both students and the public, so much in fact, that the total cost of college education could be lowered by up to 12.5%, a significant drop for students and taxpayers alike.

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Not Just for High Achievers - Vermont's Dual Enrollment Program

Posted by Stephen St.Onge, Vice President and Dean of Academics

May 12, 2014 8:32:00 PM

Dual Enrollment is a program that allows high school students to enroll in and receive credit for courses at local colleges entirely free of charge, while simultaneously earning their high school diplomas. Many may think that it only provides the highest achieving high-school students with an additional challenge, and perhaps to give them a leg up in the college application process.

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What is Dual Enrollment and What Are Its Benefits?

Posted by Christine Plunkett, Burlington College President

May 12, 2014 8:06:49 PM

Dual Enrollment is a program allowing Vermont high school juniors and seniors to enroll in and earn credit for college courses while still in high school. Through dual enrollment, you may take one course during each of your last two years of high school at a designated college, earning credit towards both your diploma and your college degree simultaneously.

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Burlington College is a small, creative, private liberal arts institution located in Burlington, Vermont on the shore of Lake Champlain. The College has been recognized as having the most free-spirited students in one of the healthiest states in the country.

The College offers Associate, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as an Individualized Masters degree program, and several professional certificate programs.

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