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How it Works - Adult Learners

ADULT LEARNERS
YOUR WORK AND LIFE EXPERIENCE MATTER TO US - AND WE'LL PROVE IT.
Maybe you've debated starting a program or finishing a degree. With Credits2Careers, your hard work pays off as you save money and time by applying the credits you earned. Now is the time to do something for yourself. Get started on the next chapter of your life today. It's easy, just follow the process below.
Build Your Profile & Portfolio.
Tell us a little about yourself and your experience and you'll be on your way to finding out how your previously gained knowledge and skills translate into college credit. Select the dropdown menu items in Add to Portfolio that match your previous work experience, academic courses, exams, awards, etc. Current students can also upload their VCCS transcript.
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Review your estimated credits.
You'll instantly receive a report that details your estimated credits for prior learning at each Virginia Community College and which degree programs are most aligned with your experience.
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Explore your career possibilities.
Inside the Credits2Careers portal, you can enter information about your passion areas, aspirations and geographic preferences that will help guide you toward a career path.
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Talk with a Credits2Careers Navigator.
For every VCCS campus you're considering, request to be assigned an advisor.
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Stay active in the portal.
Continue to use the portal to message with your advisor, research programs and search for a job.