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How to Stay Focused On a Course

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 24 March 2016. Posted in Homeschooler

How to Stay Focused On a Course

Your mind wanders and your eyes start to close. We’ve all had that one course where staying focused on the subject seems impossible. It feels like earning your high school diploma online is light years away. But fear not, my daydreaming friend! Whether the course simply bores you, or the subject is redundant, there are ways to keep up the grades in a course that lulls you to sleep.

Finding the Wrong College: A Different Perspective on Picking the Right School

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 08 March 2016. Posted in College Bound

Finding the Wrong College: A Different Perspective on Picking the Right School

After you finish high school online, it is time to move on to the college of your dreams. Choosing the right college can be one of the most important decisions you will make in your life…no stress, right? You’ve spent a lot of time researching different schools, you’ve narrowed it down to a few choices, but now you’ve hit a stalemate. They all seem so good - how do you pick the right one? Here’s how to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes with the power of deduction – finding the wrong ones and seeing what’s left!

Preparing for College While in High School

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 25 February 2016. Posted in College Bound

2016 COLLEGE APPLICATION CALENDAR

Preparing for College While in High School

Preparing for college is typically on every college-bound high school junior's mind and is a process that can be started quite early in the high school years. Students are preparing for college every day in school and once steps are physically being taken, such as filling out applications and taking the college entrance exams, students can easily become overwhelmed if a proper plan is not set in place. Creating a calendar can reduce the amount of stress caused by preparing for college by giving the student a guideline for completing important tasks.

JMHS Teacher Profile - Suzan Thompson

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 18 February 2016. Posted in Homeschooler

JMHS Teacher Profile - Suzan Thompson

This month we spoke to Suzan Thompson about her role at James Madison High School.

What do College Administrators Really Think of Your Application Essay?

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 11 February 2016. Posted in College Bound

What do College Administrators Really Think of Your Application Essay?

When it's time to start thinking about college application essays, many traditional high school students and students that are getting their high school diploma online get a little nervous and feel some pressure when it comes to completing the essay. But is it as important as some make it out to be? What do college administrators really think of the essay?

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