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Student Experience

​​​​Earning credit for prior learning has many benefits for students. Check out these stories below to learn how other SCPS students navigated their PLA projects and the lessons they learned along the way. 

Curious if any of your past experience would qualify for course credit? Ready to get started on your own PLA project/journey? Reach out to your advisor or our PLA advisor to get started!​

Anntoinette's experience with the PLA process

Anntoinette earned credit for 6 classes towards her degree thanks to the PLA process. Check out the video below to hear more. 

Using project management experience for credit

Robert received course credit for his previous project management experience using a course match PLA project. Click below to read about how he did it.

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Using volunteer experience for credit

Thanks to the PLA process, Roxanne was able to turn her previous volunteer experience into course credit toward her degree. Click below to read more about her experience navigating the PLA process.

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