College credits

Discussion in 'Life After the Academy' started by Enthalpy, Jan 31, 2018.

  1. Enthalpy

    Enthalpy 2021 USMA Dad

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    If you go to college before going to an academy I know the credits you earned are not applied to your academy degree. My question is are they worth anything if you go on to graduate school for a higher degree after graduating an academy?
     
  2. FMHS-79

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    I think it would depend on the classes you take. I don't think that 1oo- or 200-level classes would make much of an impact on graduate school requirements, but upper level classes might have some value.
     
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  3. USAFA10s

    USAFA10s USAFA Class of 2012 WPAFB 10-Year Member

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    Definitely depends on the subject and the level, likely they will have been so long ago that you'll want to take them again anyway if you are pursuing a challenging graduate degree. PM me with specifics if you want more details, I am in grad school right now.
     
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  4. fencersmother

    fencersmother 10-Year Member Founding Member

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    My sons entered USAFA with >45 credits from local university. While that education helped them succeed at USAFA, I don't think any of their credits applied to their graduate programs.