Georgia Institution Wants to Put Students on the Path to a Degree Before They Enroll

Albany State University, a historically black institution in southwestern Georgia, will begin pushing prospective students this week to get as close as they can to a degree before enrolling there.

The university plans to announce on Monday an On-Ramp Program that lets students "start college before college" through StraighterLine, a company that offers self-paced, online courses, and through LearningCounts.org, an online portal to document workplace skills and have