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How to Go Back to School as an Adult

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 20 August 2019. Posted in Adult Learner

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Back to school season isn’t just for young students attending traditional school. As an adult, having a high school diploma can make a difference to your earning potential as well as the range of jobs you’re qualified for. If you weren’t able to graduate in the past, you might worry that it’s too late. But, with James Madison’s online high school program, you can finish your diploma at any age - it’s never too late!

5 Reasons Online Homeschool is a Good Fit for Your Student

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 01 August 2019. Posted in For Parents

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You’re considering making a change and enrolling your child in an online homeschool for the first time, but you want to make sure you’re doing the right thing for them. Here’s how you can decide if online high school is the right fit for your student.

Do Online Students Have a Summer Break?

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 18 July 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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Summer vacation means months away from school, sleeping in, and family trips for students who attend traditional schools. There are long days of swimming or relaxing, or adventures with friends. It’s something that every school-aged kid looks forward to! But if you’re an online high school student enrolled in a self-paced program, do you get a summer break? And what does that summer vacation mean for you?

Online Homeschool Can Work for Any Learning Style

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 11 July 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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Online learning is more accepted than ever as a solution for adults and traditional students to complete their diploma or degree on their schedule, but you may be worried it’s not for you. However, online learning isn’t just for one type of person or one learning style. It can work for everyone, including you! Here’s how you can adapt the way you learn best to help you prepare to excel in your online high school diploma.

How to Prepare for Life After High School

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 28 June 2019. Posted in Homeschooler

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You’re working toward finishing your high school studies and are counting down the days until you close out this chapter of your life. You’re ready to begin the next adventure and you’ve started mapping out that story in quiet moments when you dream of what your future will be like. Here’s how to prepare for your post-high school journey.

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