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CLEP American Government W/ Online Practice Exams (CLEP Test Preparation)

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PASSING THE CLEP AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXAM Congratulations! Youre joining the millions of people who have discovered the value and educational advantage offered by the College Boards College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP. This test prep covers everything you need to know about the CLEP American Government exam, and will help you earn the college credit you deserve while reducing your tuition costs. GETTING STARTED

There are many different ways to prepare for a CLEP exam. Whats best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. To score your highest, you need a system that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge. This book, and the online tools that come with it, allow you to create a personalized study plan through three simple steps: assessment of your knowledge, targeted review of exam content, and reinforcement in the areas where you need the most help. Test Yourself & Get Feedback

Score reports from your online diagnostic and practice tests give you a fast way to pinpoint what you already know and where you need to spend more time studying. Review with the Book

Study the topics tested on the CLEP exam. Targeted review chapters cover everything you need to know. Improve Your Score

Armed with your score reports, you can personalize your study plan. Review the parts of the book where youre weakest and study the answer explanations for the test questions you answered incorrectly. THE REA STUDY CENTER

The best way to personalize your study plan and focus on your weaknesses is to get feedback on what you know and what you dont know. At the online REA Study Center, you can access two types of assessment: a diagnostic exam and full-length practice exams. Each of these tools provides true-to-format questions and delivers a detailed score report that follows the topics set by the College Board. Diagnostic Exam

Before you begin your review with the book, take the online diagnostic exam. Use your score report to help evaluate your overall understanding of the subject, so you can focus your study on the topics where you need the most review. Full-Length Practice Exams

These practice tests give you the most complete picture of your strengths and weaknesses. After youve finished reviewing with the book, test what youve learned by taking the first of the two online practice exams. Review your score report, then go back and study any topics you missed. Take the second practice test to ensure you have mastered the material and are ready for test day. If youre studying and dont have Internet access, you can take the printed tests in the book. These are the same practice tests offered at the REA Study Center, but without the added benefits of timed testing conditions and diagnostic score reports. Because the actual exam is computer-based, we recommend you take at least one practice test online to simulate test-day conditions. AN OVERVIEW OF THE EXAM

The CLEP American Government exam consists of approximately 100 multiple-choice questions, each with five possible answer choices, to be answered in 90 minutes. The exam covers the material one would find in a college-level introductory American government and politics course. The exam stresses topics such as the institutions and policy processes of the federal government, the federal courts and civil liberties, political parties and interest groups, political beliefs and behavior, and the content and history of the Constitution. The approximate breakdown of topics is as follows: 30-35% Institutions and policy processes: presidency, bureaucracy, and Congress 15-20% Federal courts, civil liberties, and civil rights 15-20% Political parties and interest groups 10-15% Political beliefs and behavior 15-20% Constitutional underpinnings of American democracy ALL ABOUT THE CLEP PROGRAM

What is the CLEP?

CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in North America. CLEP exams are available in 33 subjects and test the material commonly required in an introductory-level college course. Examinees can earn from three to twelve credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. For a complete list of the CLEP subject examinations offered, visit the College Board website: www.collegeboard.org/clep. Who takes CLEP exams?

CLEP exams are typically taken by people who have acquired knowledge outside the classroom and who wish to bypass certain college courses and earn college credit. The CLEP program is designed to reward examinees for learning—no matter where or how that knowledge was acquired. Although most CLEP examinees are adults returning to college, many graduating high school seniors, enrolled college students, military personnel, veterans, and international students take CLEP exams to earn college credit or to demonstrate their ability to perform at the college level. There are no prerequisites, such as age or educational status, for taking CLEP examinations. However, because policies on granting credits vary among colleges, you should contact the particular institution from which you wish to receive CLEP credit. Who administers the exam?

CLEP exams are developed by the College Board, administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS), and involve the assistance of educators from throughout the United States. The test development process is designed and implemented to ensure that the content and difficulty level of the test are appropriate. When and where is the exam given?

CLEP exams are administered year-round at more than 1,200 test centers in the United States and can be arranged for candidates abroad on request. To find the test center nearest you and to register for the exam, contact the CLEP Program: CLEP Services

P.O. Box 6600

Princeton, NJ 08541-6600

Phone: (800) 257-9558 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET)

Fax: (609) 771-7088

Website: www.collegeboard.org/clep OPTIONS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND VETERANS

CLEP exams are available free of charge to eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees. All the CLEP exams are available at test centers on college campuses and military bases. Contact your Educational Services Officer or Navy College Education Specialist for more information. Visit the DANTES or College Board websites for details about CLEP opportunities for military personnel. Eligible U.S. veterans can claim reimbursement for CLEP exams and administration fees pursuant to provisions of the Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004. For details on eligibility and submitting a claim for reimbursement, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website at www.gibill.va.gov/pamphlets/testing.htm. CLEP can be used in conjunction with the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which applies to veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of operation. Because the GI Bill provides tuition for up to 36 months, earning college credits with CLEP exams expedites academic progress and degree completion within the funded timeframe. SSD ACCOMMODATIONS FOR CANDIDATES WITH DISABILITIES

Many test candidates qualify for extra time to take the CLEP exams, but you must make these arrangements in advance. For information, contact:

College Board Services for Students with Disabilities

P.O. Box 6226

Princeton, NJ 08541-6226

Phone: (609) 771-7137 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET)

TTY: (609) 882-4118

Fax: (609) 771-7944

E-mail: ssd@info.collegeboard.org

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738610382
Author:
Jones, Preston
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Subject:
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)
Subject:
CLEP American Government
Subject:
Test Prep
Subject:
American Government practice tests
Subject:
CLEP test prep
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
CLEP Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 14
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10 x 6 in 0.95 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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CLEP* AMERICAN GOVERNMENT Everything you need to pass the CLEP* American Government exam and get the college credits you deserve.

CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* American Government exam and includes a glossary of must-know American Government terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter># 

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REAs CLEP American Government Test Prep with Online Practice Exams

Earns You College Credits! If youre looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP American Government exam? CLEP American Government test prep with online practice is the latest addition to REAs CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. Our comprehensive review covers all the CLEP American Government topics you need to know for exam day: institutions and policy processes, the federal courts and civil liberties, political parties, interest groups, and the content and history of the Constitution. Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online. This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. The book includes two full-length practice tests that mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP American Government exam. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the books practice tests are also available online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package. What is CLEP?

CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REAs CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

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