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Online courses may promote faculty innovation by requiring professors to develop new course materials that function well in an online environment. Distance education someday may replace high-priced course textbooks, as many books are now published digitally either on Kindle or in Google Books. If you so choose, online education gives you the opportunity to take difficult courses that won't show up on your transcript. Alternatively, you may be able to complete online credits for a grade. Advanced Placement exams (AP Exams) are offered in a variety of subjects, offering college credit for classes that you've taken. Test yourself with free practice exams, before visiting the official College Board website to register. If you earn a score of 3 or higher on an AP subject exam, you may be granted advanced placement in college.

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