Below you'll find some of the stories we've overheard, and some tips we've discovered along the way to help students navigate their way through the world of antiques and collectibles...
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Note: To All Students
All exams are located in the back of the Asheford Information Folder that accompanies your Course text-books. For students with the CD-Rom version of the Asheford Program, you will also find additional copies of your exams at the end of every "Profit" CD.
Exams Are As Follows:
Plan 1 - Multiple choice, identify, and short answer questions (supplemental Guns, Swords & Armour exam is optional). Total 2 Exams.
Plan 2 - Multiple choice, identify, and short answer questions. Total 1 Exam
Plan 3 - Multiple choice, identify, and short answer questions. Total 1 Exam
Plan 4 - Multiple choice, identify, and short answer questions. Total 1 Exam
Plan 5 - Essay, Appraisal Exam - Multiple choice, identify, short answer and long answer questions. Total 2 Exams.
The Asheford Program consists of a total of seven examinations (with one "optional" exam). Minimum passing grade for each examination is 70%. All examinations are "open book," and students are encouraged to read, and reread through their Course materials in order to source out the correct answers for their examinations. Students scoring below a 70 percentile, will be required to re-test.
Asheford Student Henk Pardoel At The Antiques RoadshowTM...
Henk Pardoel is the CEO and owner of Swordsman Publications as well as the Kingston Fencing Club. A recent Asheford graduate, Mr. Pardoel is a recognized expert on the subject of fencing and is an avid fencing enthusiast and former coach of the sport. He has written extensively on the subject, covering it's history and virtually everything associated with it - including many collectible and antique items related to the sport. His recent trip to the Antiques Roadshow, included a famous trophy from Queen's University that he brought along to have appraised - it was valued by the Antiques Roadshow at $30.000.00..! Congratulations on your recent graduation from the school Mr. Pardoel!