Originally Posted By: spaghetti

I figured it was based on actual experience with students being unprepared possibly as a result of the nationwide push for early college to be available for high school students.

I'm certain that is in "part" some of the reason in some cases, however, as has been the our experience, even among state regent colleges where I live, trying to get one state college to transfer credits for the same course to another state college can be quite a process and isn't guaranteed.

See the thread linked for an expanded discussion on the topic: