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How to Start Building Your Resume in High School

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Wednesday, 07 October 2020. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

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When you think of a resume, you associate it with job searches. You might think of people starting a job for the first time after college or in the middle of their careers, looking for a change. While that’s still true, resumes can be useful for more than just adults on the job hunt. With teens having more responsibility and trying to enter competitive programs, high school is actually a great time to get started working on yours.

How to Apply to College with a JMHS Diploma

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 03 February 2020. Posted in College Bound, Homeschooler

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What comes next after high school? Whether you’re just starting your James Madison journey or you’re wrapping up your last few classes, deciding what to do after graduation can feel stressful. Besides having to decide what you want to do for a career and where you want to go for college, understanding how to apply to the schools you’re interested in with an online high school diploma seems complicated. It doesn’t have to! Here’s what you should know about applying to colleges after your James Madison graduation.

How to Decide What to Do After Graduation

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 16 January 2020. Posted in College Bound, Homeschooler

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As you get closer to finishing high school, people can’t seem to stop asking “what do you plan to do with the rest of your life?” That’s a big question to answer. It can even be a little scary - if what you choose to do after high school decides the rest of your life, will a “mistake’ set you back? Before going into a full-on panic about what will happen after graduation, here’s how you can start deciding what you want to do when you finish your diploma.

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.

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.

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