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Adult Learner

Tips to Balance Work and School

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 25 March 2020. Posted in Adult Learner

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As an adult learner, school isn’t your only priority. While you know you need to finish your high school diploma, you also need to work, spend time with family, and try to squeeze in some downtime for yourself. Staying on track with all of your responsibilities can be a job in itself but with a little planning, balancing work, school, and your life is doable. Here’s how to get started.

How to Decide Which High School Electives to Take?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound, Homeschooler

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Deciding which high school electives you should take involves knowing what your school offers, what your goals are after high school, and how rigorous you want your courses to be. Electives may seem less important than your core classes, but depending on what you want to do after high school, they can help prepare you for your next move. Here’s why electives are important and how to decide which classes are right for you.

How Do High School Transfer Credits Work?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Posted in Adult Learner, Homeschooler

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Earning your diploma is essential to finding a job and pursuing a college degree or career after graduation. Traditional high school - going to a physical school every day, sitting in a classroom with other students in your grade - isn’t going to work for you, though. So, the next step is searching for a homeschooling or online option. You don’t want to start from the beginning; the thought of repeating things you’ve completed seems frustrating. With transfer credits, however, you can pick up where you left off! Here’s what you need to know about transferring your credits to James Madison High School.

Where Are James Madison High School Diplomas Accepted?

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 04 October 2019. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound

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Earning your high school diploma online seems like the best fit for your needs and schedule. You can study at your own speed and decide when to take exams based on how comfortable you are with the material. But what happens after you graduate? Will your online James Madison High School diploma help you get into college, start a new career, or prepare to move up in your current job? Here’s what you should know about who accepts the online JMHS diploma.

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!

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