Should You Enroll in a Dual Credit Program?

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Have you ever heard of a dual credit program, which essentially entails taking one or more college courses in high school and potentially receiving college credit? More than 1.2 million students took dual credit courses between 2010 and 2011, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Dual credit programs are usually offered at a local college (often a community college) or at a high school in partnership with a local college.

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