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Tips for Aspiring NCAA Athletes

Playing a collegiate sport has many benefits for students, including the availability of scholarships at NCAA member schools, access to the best trainers and training facilitiesand, at Division I and II schools, unlimited free meals on campus. The perks that come with being an NCAA athlete are appealing to many high school students, but the […]

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How to Manage Test Anxiety

It’s test day, and even though you’ve studied, a wave of dread begins to creep over you. You feel your heart thump in your chest. Your palms begin to sweat. You feel sick to your stomach. If this scenario sounds familiar, know that you’re not alone – many students suffer from test anxiety. Making a […]

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5 Ways to Maintain Focus at Home

Most professionals who work from home will say that staying focused is the hardest part of their job. With so many distractions at home, it’s easy to get sidetracked and realize at the end of the day you didn’t accomplish what you needed to. However, people who work from home often develop tactics and routines […]

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6 Tips for an Ergonomic Workstation

If you’re considering enrolling in online high school, you’ll likely be spending a lot more time online than usual. An ergonomic work area can help you avoid the eye strain, back pain and muscle fatigue that’s often associated with working in front of a computer. The best workstation is one that fits your body’s proportions, […]

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Does a Diploma Affect Earning Potential?

Have you ever wondered just how much education you really need? It may seem like there’s not a big difference between completing most of your high school education, as opposed to all of it, but statistics show that people who earn their diploma or pass their GED exam are likely to earn more income than […]

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Increasing Number of Teens Leaving High School to Support Families

Some people may assume that teens drop out of high school because they have behavioral problems, a lack of parental guidance or poor grades, but an increasing number of high school students are leaving school so they can work and help contribute to family finances. Urban Institute, a Washington DC-based social and economic research organization, […]

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4 Things You Should Know To Get Into Your Top College Picks

Are you worried about getting into your top colleges? If you’re thinking the competition is getting stiffer, you’re right. According to the latest statistics, the average school was accepting 65.5 percent of applicants, according to the National Association for College Admission Counseling. That’s down from 71 percent in 2001. And if you’re considering an elite […]

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5 Important Ways to Adapt to an Online High School Routine

Ready to excel in a virtual high school? As an increasing number of students are proving, you can successfully navigate the challenges of online school. According to one statistic, more than 400,000 K-12 American students have taken or are taking at least one online course. Of course, part of that success requires maintaining great study […]

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Places To Go When Home Distractions Keep You From Studying

Sometimes you just have to get away — especially if you’re a student who’s facing a ton of assignments that involve reading, studying, researching and writing to keep up. If the home life is full of distractions, whether they’re interruptions from siblings, roommates, or parents or your own desire to reach for the remote, you […]

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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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