January 4, 2009 3:40 am at 3:40 am #629652
took math, american history, english comp, analyzing and interpreting lit and a few more. as long as my college will accept them i’d rather do it this way.January 4, 2009 3:43 am at 3:43 am #629653
and btw – continue from the other thread here – yeah right. you’re 17 like i’m 17.January 4, 2009 4:37 am at 4:37 am #629655
I took math, bio, american history, analyzing and interpreting lit, umm… the one that you’re taking now. Yeah, I’m all for cleps, why waste a whole semester if you could do it in a couple of hours. But if you think think you’re Queen of Procrastinating then I must be the Empress of Push-It-Off.
Lol- I’m sticking with being 17 for tonight.January 4, 2009 4:50 am at 4:50 am #629656
oh really, now. anyway i’m 17 every night. unlike you, i don’t change my age very often.January 4, 2009 5:06 am at 5:06 am #629657
what’s a clep????January 4, 2009 5:14 am at 5:14 am #629658
read a book, take a test and get credits for a class. not all colleges accept them. lol and i understand why – there’s no way you remember the information 10 minutes after the test. but then again, i barely sit through classes, so taking a real class would be the same thing for me.January 4, 2009 5:17 am at 5:17 am #629659
College Level Examination Program. It’s a test on the whole course. This way you don’t have to waste a whole semester taking it, not to mention the cost of every 3-credits in college is kinda expensive.January 4, 2009 5:18 am at 5:18 am #629660
welcome asdfghjkl , how was Shabbos?January 4, 2009 5:19 am at 5:19 am #629661
asdfghjkl, clep slach lonu.January 4, 2009 6:48 am at 6:48 am #629662
asdf – CLEP = College Level Examination Program.
It’s basically a test on a given subject (math, history, science, etc), and if you pass this test you are awarded 3 or 6 college-level credits. The real trick is to be enrolled in a college that will accept these CLEP credits and apply them toward a degree. Many private colleges (i.e. Touro) only accept a max of 3 or 6 CLEP credits. Other colleges accept an unlimited amount, so that you can basically get a Bachelors degree without ever having sat through class.
The advantages – you can take a CLEP a week (or even 2-3 per week)and finish your entire degree in a matter of months. Also, it’s something like $200-300 per CLEP which is peanuts compared to paying college tuition.January 4, 2009 2:28 pm at 2:28 pm #629663
Curious- where do you take cleps that it costs you so much money???January 4, 2009 3:07 pm at 3:07 pm #629664
abcd – I pulled that number from my memory, it’s been awhile…January 4, 2009 5:28 pm at 5:28 pm #629665Hill of BeansMember
Curious, how long ago? I thought you were pretty young.January 4, 2009 8:34 pm at 8:34 pm #629667
thanx everyone for explaining what a clep is!!!January 4, 2009 10:01 pm at 10:01 pm #629668
Hill of Beans – I answered your post a while ago but for some reason it didn’t go up. I commented on your hiding for 3 months ago and then coming out to discover my age.
Curious, how long ago? I thought you were pretty young.
I am pretty and young. It’s been quite some time since I took a CLEP. As a matter of fact one CLEP I took was paper-based (now all CLEPs, except for the essay part of English I think, are computerized) and then they would deduct points for every wrong answer. Nowadays there’s no points deducted for wrong answers.January 5, 2009 12:04 am at 12:04 am #629669Itzik_sMember
I have been partying in real life every night since Thursday (sheva brochos, shabbos, sheva brochos/melave malka and now a chassune). Something tells me I have another sheva brochos or two this week (maybe not b/c this couple is from out of town).
My stomach has ceased to function from all the heavy food and Zantac isn’t working. Tried to get Tagamet but my local 24 hr pharmacy is on reduced holiday hours. Tums aren’t sold here and I can’t use Maalox.
Anyone have my favorite home remedy around – as in four shots of arak?January 5, 2009 12:05 am at 12:05 am #629670
btw, brooklyn, how’s the studying going?January 5, 2009 1:22 am at 1:22 am #629671
arak? just alcohol! even i know that and i never drink anything (except wine)
and studying? what’s that???January 5, 2009 1:31 am at 1:31 am #629672
lol, ok, how’s the book reading endeavor coming along?January 5, 2009 1:42 am at 1:42 am #629673
still on page 5. haven’t looked at it in 36 hours :}January 5, 2009 1:46 am at 1:46 am #629674
brooklyn19: so what ya readin???? we should have a book club!!!January 5, 2009 2:04 am at 2:04 am #629675Bais Yaakov maydelParticipant
lol Joseph. had to read that one twice.January 5, 2009 2:18 am at 2:18 am #629676
what am i reading? nothing. what should i be reading? The Best Test Preparation for the CLEP: Western Civilization II
interested?January 5, 2009 2:20 am at 2:20 am #629677
where’s the party???????????????????????January 5, 2009 2:37 am at 2:37 am #629678
going to it right now. if i’m in the mood to be nice maybe i’ll wish the kallah mazal tov from all of you.January 5, 2009 2:40 am at 2:40 am #629679
this is a nice party, lets talk about books the whole time,lolJanuary 5, 2009 2:46 am at 2:46 am #629680
brooklyn19: not really!!! hee heeJanuary 5, 2009 3:07 am at 3:07 am #629681
brooklyn19: you headin to a vort????January 5, 2009 3:18 am at 3:18 am #629682
brooklyn, how ’bout you be nice and let us all wish a mazal tov to you.January 5, 2009 4:22 am at 4:22 am #629683
Joseph – nice try. why do you even care if i’m single? lol it’s great to know i have such well-meaning friends on here.
anyway, i went to a wedding. i’m back now! :}January 5, 2009 4:38 am at 4:38 am #629684anonymisssParticipant
Brooklyn, did you ever take an excelsior college exam? I skipped a class and am taking one to cover. I didn’t start studying….January 5, 2009 9:37 am at 9:37 am #629685Itzik_sMember
Arak is not just alcohol. Arak is water from Gan Eden (not to be confused with Mei Eden which is just plain water).January 5, 2009 6:20 pm at 6:20 pm #629686
no but i sent in for the NYU language exam. i can get 16 credits without batting an eyelash. i wish i was fluent in another language besides Hebrew…January 5, 2009 6:57 pm at 6:57 pm #629687intellegentMember
which one are you taking?January 6, 2009 2:06 am at 2:06 am #629688shkoyachMember
Rabboisai… this is a PARTY not a study group!!! Start a different thread for all the clep stuff 🙂 Nu… anyone beg to differ?January 6, 2009 2:21 am at 2:21 am #629689
shkoyach; agreed 100%January 6, 2009 2:25 am at 2:25 am #629690
agreed i said that tooJanuary 6, 2009 2:37 am at 2:37 am #629693anonymisssParticipant
intellegent, research methods in psych, anyone ever took it and should i b nervous?
Brooklyn, just curious (and feel free not 2 answer if u don’t want) what college are you in?January 6, 2009 2:39 am at 2:39 am #629694shkoyachMember
Thank you thank you!!! man asdfghjkl, you is da party man!!! Arent you hours ahead??? unless I am just utterly foncused! do you perhaps work night shift?? don’t get me wrong, YW nightly parties would not be the same without you. I just dont knwo how ya do it! 🙂January 6, 2009 3:05 am at 3:05 am #629696
shkoyach, asdfghjkl does the graveyard shift for Golden Flow. He drives their Milk Truck from Flatbush to Ireland.January 6, 2009 3:19 am at 3:19 am #629697
Joseph: oh knock it off already bro!!!!January 6, 2009 3:25 am at 3:25 am #629698havesomeseichelMember
could you get us some free samples? or at least let me come sit in the back of your truck…i have always wanted to come to ireland… but I would have to fly to NY then…January 6, 2009 3:31 am at 3:31 am #629699
joseph are you ever going to stop lol not that it matters to meJanuary 6, 2009 3:42 am at 3:42 am #629700profile infoMember
whats going on between you twoJanuary 6, 2009 3:57 am at 3:57 am #629701
havesomeseichel: you could come visit me anytime, tho w/o the truck-CUZ I DON’T DO THE GOLDEN FLOW THING!!!January 6, 2009 4:05 am at 4:05 am #629702
profile info: well welcome to the coffee room!!! between who???January 6, 2009 4:08 am at 4:08 am #629703profile infoMember
you and josephJanuary 6, 2009 4:13 am at 4:13 am #629704
asdfghjkl, are we still on good terms? i’d love to visit my Irish brother!January 6, 2009 4:15 am at 4:15 am #629705havesomeseichelMember
i could afford a ticket to ny, but not to ireland….here i was thinking that i could get a cheap ride…. 😉January 6, 2009 4:18 am at 4:18 am #629706beaconParticipant
asdf- in your words “chillzich”!!! (whatever that means)
we KNOW you don’t really drive a truck 🙂
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