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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.

5 Effective Study Skills for High School Online Learning Success

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 21 May 2014. Posted in Helpful Tips

5 Effective Study Skills for High School Online Learning Success

The self-paced environment high school online programs offer is one of the many attractive features parent decisionmakers and educators seek; specifically when selecting or recommending homeschooling curricula for secondary education. The child that struggles to keep up or is far beyond his grade-level often finds a measure of success through homeschooling that perhaps is unobtainable in an on-campus classroom atmosphere. For one to adapt to an environment that promotes flexibility, one must also develop and employ the same study skills that traditional students do to prepare for higher education and the real world.

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