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Saylor Academy announcement

You can now re-attempt an exam after 7 days

July 26, 2016

We’d like to announce one recent change you might not have noticed but that many will be glad to see: the waiting period between attempts for regular certificate exams is now 7 days rather than 14 days. Why 7 days? Well, our resident political scientist set up a ranked-order* voting poll so that we could … Read More …

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What Does Open Mean to You?

June 16, 2016

Starting today (or the recent past, if you are reading this post in the future), and extending throughout the summer, Saylor Academy will be running a short survey (only 1 required question) aimed at learning more about what the members of our community — students, teachers, and blog readers alike — think about the term … Read More …

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Graphing the growth of the Saylor Direct Credit program

June 13, 2016

Can Saylor Academy save college students $1 million in tuition in 2016? In April, we reported on completion of exams for credit recommended courses, in which we estimated confirmed student tuition savings to date of more than $250,000 — that’s about $2,000 per student! With this post, we wanted to share a couple graphs to … Read More …

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Saylor Partners with Western Governors University

June 2, 2016

Western Governors University, a nonprofit university offering convenient, flexible and affordable education online, and Saylor Academy have established a credit transfer agreement whereby select Saylor Academy courses, passed with a proctored exam, will satisfy corresponding competency equivalencies in several WGU degree programs across multiple disciplines. For several of these degree programs, students can transfer more … Read More …