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7 Tips For Choosing The Right College

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 20 May 2015. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

7 Tips For Choosing The Right College

Graduating students can often be overwhelmed with the task of college selection and the process of application. By encouraging students throughout their high school education and giving them the tools to make decisions, we can assist them in selecting the right college. Students at JMHS not only finish with a high school diploma, but also a full education in preparation for college. Look to these seven tips to get the scoop on how to find the perfect fit for higher education.

Hidden High School Costs – Good Reasons To Consider Attending High School Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 29 April 2015. Posted in Helpful Tips

Hidden High School Costs – Good Reasons To Consider Attending High School Online

Wise shoppers know that the sticker price of a product or service never gives you the costs involved in using or maintaining it. Buying a dress? It may need alterations and dry cleaning. Buying a car? Insurance, oil changes and repairs add up quickly. Now, when it comes to the price of education, coming up with total costs can be trickier.

Life Lessons Learned While Earning Your High School Diploma Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 17 December 2014. Posted in Helpful Tips

Life Lessons Learned While Earning Your High School Diploma Online

School is much more than listening to lectures, memorizing dates and absorbing facts. After graduation, the lessons that often benefit you most are the ones you didn’t learn from a academic advisor or teacher. Sure, the information you gain in classes will certainly be useful to you as you further your education and start a career, but particularly as a student earning your high school diploma online, it’s the subtle life lessons you learn along the way that will be important to you as you move ahead. For instance…

Five Annoying Things You Won't Have To Face In Online High School

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 13 August 2014. Posted in Just for Fun

Five Annoying Things You Won't Have To Face In Online High School

The day-to-day difficulties and challenges of being a high school student today are a definite blight on the progress of high school students everywhere. The impact is so great that many movies and television shows depict these trials and tribulations as dramatic plots. By comparison, an online high school like James Madison High School gives students a distraction-free educational experience. Attending high school online means you'll miss out on football games and school dances, but you'll also miss out on the many other unpleasant experiences that doom students in traditional high schools. For example…

Myths About Earning Your High School Diploma Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 13 August 2014. Posted in Helpful Tips

Myths About Earning Your High School Diploma Online

Earning that high school diploma is a vital stepping stone if you aspire to get into your dream college or start that great career. Even so, attending a traditional brick and mortar school may not be the best choice for everyone – for a variety of reasons. Fortunately, there are alternatives.

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