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College Now

Start taking college classes in High School

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Who is the target audience for your idea and how does it reimagine the cost of college?

The target audience are high school students.

College students have to go through general education classes first and then they go through their major´s classes. A good way to save money is to go to a community college and take the general education classes there. We were thinking that instead of waiting all the way to graduate from high school, people should be allowed to take the general education classes in high school. This will reduce the cost of college and will also reduce the time students spend in college and start studying what they want to learn. We were thinking that high schools can make a program called "College Now", where students enroll in the general education classes and take them before going too college. However, students will have to pay for the books, or rent them from the high school library.

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The U.S. and many other education system in the world have this ability, Fernando. We offer ACCELERATE Dual Enrollment (HS/P2nd) at Troy University and will be glad to discuss with you.

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