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Academic Flexibility

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5 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I was able to transfer my english 101 credit from another community college & I was able to get 15 college credits from 5 AP exams that I got a 3 or higher on, some of which covered degree requirements. So i started out at Allegany with 18 credit hours.

Class times are flexible. I choose to have a tuesday thursday schedule. Some of my classes are online and I usually have at least one night class. They also have a summer semester with an A term and B term.

I have had no frustrations.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: applying and transferring my credits was pretty easy. it because i was already attending another community college in Maryland so it was easier

5 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I have 7 kids all together and 5 are still at home. I clean houses to try and help pay for my gas for school. The school has been able to work around my schedule. And hey have made sure if I needed help they got me the help I wanted.

4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Because of the relatively small size of the school, it is very easy to work closely with instructors to make the experience the most successful possible. The entire staff at the school are very aware that many students come from non-traditional backgrounds and may have children or be working around an illness, so they are willing to work with the student to plan for success by being flexible or suggesting the student wait another semester or so to have the most effective experience.

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4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Everything with my academic experience at Allegany has be wonderful, I have nothing negative to say about it.

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Facts & Statistics

Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No

Student Polls

Describe the ease of the following    Based on 37 responses

Very hard
Very easy
  • Attending classes
  • Completing and submitting assignments
  • Enrollment process
  • Receiving financial aid
  • Scheduling classes
  • Transferring credits

How flexible are the school's administrators and faculty?    Based on 34 responses

  • 41% They make reasonable accommodations to work around my life/schedule.
  • 3% The administration is flexible, but the teachers are not.
  • 9% The teachers are very flexible, but the administration is not.
  • 47% It really depends on the person I'm dealing with.
  • 0% They are not flexible at all.

How were your transfer credits awarded?    Based on 38 responses

  • 29% They replaced both electives and degree requirements.
  • 5% They only replaced core classes/degree requirements.
  • 3% They only replaced electives.
  • 5% None of my credits transferred.
  • 58% I'm a first-time student, so I had no credits to transfer.

Can you reasonably schedule classes around your work and family commitments?    Based on 38 responses

  • 42% Yes, there is a wide range of evening and weekend classes available.
  • 45% Some days I can, other days I can't.
  • 13% No, I've had to completely reshuffle my personal schedule to get to classes.

Did your school follow through with granting you the credit they estimated before you started?    Based on 37 responses

  • 38% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 54% Non-applicable

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