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Earn your high school diploma on your own terms and take control of your future. Explore our blog to get an inside look at educational insights, industry hot topics, tips and tricks to help you succeed, and some of our most exciting student and school successes!

How Social Media Can Help You Get Jobs

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Thursday, 28 April 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips

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It’s time to start thinking about social media differently, because it can be so much more than scrolling through your friends’ latest selfies. Whether you’re on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, or any other platform, here’s how you can use social media as a tool in your job search – and how to make a good impression online.

6 Tips For Getting Out of a Procrastination Rut

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Friday, 25 March 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips

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Have you ever had something you had to do but couldn’t bring yourself to get started? We’ve all been there. Although procrastination is hard to overcome, it doesn’t need to hold you back! There are ways you can combat procrastination and finally cross off the tasks on your to-do list you’ve been putting off! Accomplish your goals with these 6 simple tips for pulling yourself out of a procrastination rut.

5 Education Paths After High School

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Monday, 07 March 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips

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You’re putting in the hard work to pass your lessons and earn your degree so it’s important to think about what it’s all for. It’s never too soon to think about what’s next after high school. If you’re considering further education after high school, it can help increase your career opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, further education can potentially boost your hiring and earning potential. So, what types of education are available to you? Take a look at these options to see which may be the best for you.

5 Useful Tips on How to Budget

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Wednesday, 02 March 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips

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If you’re new to the world of planning your budgeting, it can definitely feel overwhelming. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be! Budgeting is a smart way to keep your spending in check so that you can save your money for what matters most. Reaching new financial goals that may be a bit of a stretch can certainly become a realistic target with some planning. If you want to soar to new heights and save for your future, check out these 5 helpful tips to get you on the right track to become a budgeting pro.

5 Tips For Time Management

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Friday, 11 February 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips

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Sometimes it feels like there’s not enough hours in the day to just do the things you absolutely need to do—let alone meet your goals. Life, work, and school can consume so much time and energy that there isn’t any time left for you. But it is possible to find the right balance with time management! Managing your time effectively can allow you to accomplish so much more without feeling overwhelmed. Your time is valuable, so make the most out of it with these 5 tips for time management!

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