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The MSEP serves as the Midwest's largest multi-state tuition reciprocity program. Through this program, public institutions agree to charge students no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate for specific programs. Over 125 colleges and universities in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin have opened their doors to each others' citizens at more affordable rates. For more information, visit their web site at http://msep.mhec.org/.



WUE - Western Undergraduate Exchange: 

What is WUE? Wue is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, a program coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Through WUE, Students in Western states may enroll i participating two-year and four-year public college programs at a reduced tuition level: 150 percent of the institution's regular resident tuition. In all cases, WUE tuition is considerably less than nonresident tuition. For a list of participating states and institutions please visit their web site at: http://www.wiche.edu/sep/wue.



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Foreign Language Requirements for College Admission



There isn't any college in North Dakota that requires foreign language as an admission requirement, but many colleges out of state have this requirement. If you plan to go to college out of state, it is important to investigate early during your high school career to find out if you need foreign language to be admitted to the college of your choice. For a complete list of out of state colleges that require foreign language for admission, visit http:/whatwilltheylearn.com/disciplines/foreignlanguage.

(Please Note: there could be more postsecondary institutions that are not on this list. It is best to contact the institution you are considering attending to find out if they require 2 years of a foreign language for admission.)



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ACT/ SAT/ ASVAB Testing Dates



ACT Testing Dates

Test Date

Deadline to Register

June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017
February 10, 2018* January 12, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018
July 14, 2018* June 15, 2018

*No test centers are scheduled in New York
for the February test date.

**ASPIRE replaced the PLAN Test in 2014

 

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June 3, 2017*
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May 9, 2017
August 26, 2017
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July 28, 2017

October 7, 2017 SAT & Subject Tests September 8, 2017
October 14, 2017 PSAT to be determined
November 4, 2017
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December 2, 2017
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November 2, 2017
March 10, 2018*
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February 9, 2018
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April 6, 2018
June 2, 2018*
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May 3, 2018

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Test Date for 2018: March 20, 2018
 

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AP (Advanced Placement) Course Offerings



Participating in the AP (Advanced Placement) Program gives students the opportunity to take accelerated college-level courses while still in high school. Through AP courses, students develop writing skills, problem-solving techniques, and study habits that prepare them for college academics. They also study subjects in greater depth and detail, and rather than simply memorizing facts, they will be expected to develop and support their own arguments and perspectives. The following is a list of AP courses offered at Magic City Campus (please note: students need instructor approval to register for these courses):

  • Advanced Placement English Grade 11 - Course # 1040
  • Advanced Placement English Grade 12 - Course # 1041
  • Advanced Placement Calculus Prep - Course # 1114
  • Advanced Placement Calculus - Course # 1115
  • Advanced Placement Chemistry - Course # 1422
  • Advanced Placement U.S. History - Course # 1513
  • Advanced Placement American Government & Politics - Course # 1514

Each AP course has a corresponding voluntary AP Exam that is administered at the end of the course, usually in May each school year. The fee for each exam is $84.00. Taking an AP Exam allows students to experience a college-level exam now, while still in high school. Their work will be evaluated by unbiased college and university professors and AP teachers using college-level standards. Because the College Board is committed to providing access to AP Exams to all students—including home schooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP—it does not require students to take an AP course before taking an AP Exam.

By achieving qualifying AP Exam grades, high school students can earn college credit or advanced standing at most of the nation's colleges and universities, as well as at colleges and universities in 40 other countries. At many of these institutions, students can earn up to a full year of college credit (sophomore standing) through a sufficient number of qualifying AP Exam grades. Individual colleges and universities, not the College Board or the AP Program, grant course credit and placement. Because it varies from school to school, students should obtain a college’s AP policy in writing. This information can be found in the institution’s catalog or on its Web site, or by using the AP Credit Policy Info Search at www.collegeboard.com/ap/credit policy.


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Dual Credit Course Offerings



The North Dakota Dual Credit Law (SB2033) passed in 1997 allows qualified high school juniors and seniors to received high school credit for the college courses completed. Students registering for a Dual Credit Course are responsible for college tuition and a once in a lifetime application fee to the college granting credit. The following is a list of Dual Credit Courses currently being offered at Magic City Campus:

  • Course # 1047 - College Composition 110
  • Course # 1057 - College Speech 110
  • Course # 1111 - College Algebra 103
  • Course # 1112 - Probability & Statistics 240
  • Course # 1113 - Pre-Calculus 107
  • Course # 0113 - Floral Design
  • Course # 1707 - Certified Nursing Assistant/ Certified Medication Assistant


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CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)



The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses. CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the United States today, helping students of a wide range of ages earn credit for what they already know, regardless of how that knowledge was acquired. By receiving a satisfactory score, students can earn from 3 to 12 college credits toward a college degree for each CLEP exam taken, depending on the exam subject and the policy of the college or university. Each exam costs $80 as of July 1, 2014, plus any service fees payable to the testing center. Test centers usually charge $15 to cover administration costs. Click on any of the links below to learn more:

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