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SOPHIA Launches Campaign to Find Goddess of Learning

SOPHIA.org is launching a Facebook contest to find SOPHIA the Spokes-Goddess of Learning to raise awareness among potential college goers about the issues of college readiness, student debt and the need to proactively seek out affordable options. One successful applicant will win an iPad®, free online college courses offered through SOPHIA’s Pathways for College Credit and become the face of the online education platform that offers free tools for students and teachers as well as a path to an affordable college degree.

Approved Colleges Partners with SOPHIA.org to Make Higher Education Accessible to All with Risk-Free Trial of Online Courses

Approved Colleges, an online college and post-secondary education resource, announced today that it has partnered with SOPHIA.org to offer students a unique selection of low-cost college courses that offer a risk-free, first-time trial. SOPHIA is an online education platform that provides free resources for students and teachers as well as a pathway to an affordable college degree through a self-paced program, SOPHIA Pathways for College Credit, which offers online courses for transferable college credit at a significant savings over traditional college classes. The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for five of SOPHIA’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT® recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Sophia and Bill Nye the Science Guy Launch Operation College Success

Education Platform Addresses Issue of College Readiness and Affordability with Free Resources and Low-Cost Online Courses for College Credit MINNEAPOLIS, May 13, 2013 - With the cost of higher education skyrocketing and two-thirds of today's students unprepared academically for college, SOPHIA.org has launched Operation College Success to offer free tools to help address the issue of college readiness and affordability. SOPHIA and Bill Nye The Science Guyl aunched the campaign today in Washington, D.C. at an event on Capitol Hill. SOPHIA is an online education platform that provides free resources to students and teachers including 33,000 free academic tutorials on a variety of subjects. With Operation College Success, SOPHIA has expanded its offerings to include free college readiness resources that include ACT math test prep; College Prep Pathways in algebra, statistics and biology; and College Success Skills that provide students with valuable tips and resources to help them navigate the college experience successfully. In addition, SOPHIA offers an affordable path to a college degree with SOPHIA Pathways for College Credit – online courses for college credit priced at $329 per course.

SOPHIA announces five online courses recommended for college credit by American Council on Education

SOPHIA Pathways for College Credit™ (SPCC) – a self-paced program that offers online courses for college credit at a significant savings over traditional college classes – today announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for five online courses. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives.