Tips and Apps for School Scheduling

Tips and Apps to Tame Your School Schedule

Ever feel a bit overwhelmed? If you’re like many high school students, you probably are spending 6 or more hours a day studying or attending classes, nearly 2 hours working and maybe 3 hours socializing. That’s how the typical day of a high school student may stack up, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]

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Working and Going to School? How to Make it Work

You’ve got your books, your sports and extracurricular activities — and apparently, it’s very likely you have a job. Nearly 80 percent of all high school and college students work while they’re in school, according to a study by Citigroup and Seventeen magazine. When you count just high school students age 16 older, about one […]

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Check Out These Interesting Milestones in Alternative Learning

If you’re among the thousands of students considering attending high school online, you may feel that you’re stepping into uncharted territory. Friends and relatives may be questioning how you’re going to pull it off — or even why you would choose an alternative school. Interestingly enough, alternatives to traditional schools have been around for decades […]

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3 Unexpected Benefits of Attending an Online High School

No matter how well you know your way around a laptop, apps and any other tools needed for an online high school education, you may be in for some unexpected surprises — and benefits as a virtual student. Here are 3 things that you may not have anticipated gaining as part of your journey into […]

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How an Online Education Prepares You for Life After High School

When students at a New Jersey high school recently stayed at home on a weekday, it was part of an experiment — not a snow day or a holiday. Their teachers continued to teach their classes at Park Ridge High School while students tuned in via video on their computers — from their bedrooms, living […]

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7 Steps to Prepare for First Day of Online High School

Whether you’re preparing for the first day of high school– online or traditional – making preparations for the first day is essential for getting your school year off on the right track. However, it’s even more important to prepare yourself when your classroom is at the table in your kitchen or the desk in your […]

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How To Use Technology to Get Top Grades in Online High School

You may feel that your experience as an online high school student sets you apart from your peers, yet millions of high school students are increasingly leveraging technology to score top grades. Even traditional schools are not so traditional anymore thanks to the digital tools that are available to students. You can use apps to […]

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8 Tips to Help You Succeed in Online High School

So, you’ve decided to enroll in an online high school — either full-time or part-time. Great decision. An online education allows you greater flexibility as well as the opportunity to take courses that may not be available at a traditional school. In addition to those benefits, an online education offers you the opportunity to become […]

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Is Online High School Right For You?

Online High School Enrollment Is Up; Is It Right for You? At last count, more than 50 percent of America’s public school districts reported having high school students enrolled in online courses. That’s up from about 30 percent for the 2002-03 school year. For the 2009-10 school year, the last year stats were captured by […]

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5 Alternative Styles for Schooling

Not all students receive their education in a traditional classroom setting. In fact, there are many routes for obtaining an education to consider if you’re not thriving in your current situation. It may be surprising to discover some options you haven’t considered – but ones which have proved to be highly effective for specific learning […]

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