College tuition is expensive . . . Here’s a way to save some money. Can you be in two places at once?. With TECH PREP you can!! Earn high school credit and college credit without ever leaving your high school Take certain classes in your high school
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College tuition is expensive . . .
Here’s a way to save some money . . .
With TECH PREP you can!!
Many Whatcom County Tech Prep students earn 10-20 college credits during high school at a tuition savings of
$930 - $1,800
*$93 per credit average for WA State Community or Technical College programs
Go to www.whatcomtechprep.org
- Click on Tech Prep Registration
- Choose Students Click Here
If you’re a new student select Create An Account at the Tech Prep/SERS home page
- fill in all required information on the Create Student Account page
It is important that you give us a valid mailing address – college will mail you transcript confirmation at the end of the year.
A valid email address is essential as well. This is how you can retrieve your user id and password.
Social Security # is optional -- however, it’s helpful for college to link with your transcript.
HOME HIGH SCHOOL = where you regularly attend school
Once you’ve entered all your information into the profile page, select submit.
Then choose Register for Classes
Make sure you only choose:
Select Go Search and scroll down.
A list of class(es) will be available for you to choose. Click on the class you are in & want college credit for.
- Select Register, look over classes you’ve chosen and then select Save & Register
Print two copies of your two-page registration form.
- Keep ONE for your records.
What happens next?
At the end of September, a letter confirming your credit will be mailed to your home from the college that awarded you the credit.
Please check the Tech Prep website under Student FAQs for more information on how to order college transcripts. You will need your COLLEGE ID # to access your transcript.
Enroll now at www.whatcomtechprep.org
Contact the career center
specialist at your high school!