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Comparing the SAT and ACT Exams for Students Attending Online High Schools

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 03 December 2015. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

Comparing the SAT and ACT Exams for Students Attending Online High Schools

Both the SAT and ACT tests play an important role in college acceptance. We recently highlighted each test individually to try and demystify the SATs and the ACTs, and now here is a comparison of the two exams to help students decide which they need to take before applying to colleges.

Investigating College Financial Aid Options While Finishing Up Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 12 November 2015. Posted in College Bound

Investigating College Financial Aid Options While Finishing Up Online High School

Paying for college is a big investment. Students should begin to explore financial aid options while still enrolled in online high school to ensure they take advantage of all of the assistance available to them. Here are some common sources of financial aid to investigate further.

How to Choose the Right College after Graduating from an Accredited Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 10 November 2015. Posted in College Bound

How to Choose the Right College after Graduating from an Accredited Online High School

The college you choose after graduating from an accredited online high school will influence the rest of your adult life. That's why it's necessary to research your options carefully. Here are some tips and resources to help students at accredited online high schools decide which college is best for them.

Demystifying the ACT for Students in Online High School Courses

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 05 November 2015. Posted in College Bound

Demystifying the ACT for Students in Online High School Courses

The ACT is national college admissions examination that assesses students' knowledge of English, mathematics, reading, and science. Students can take the ACT with or without the additional 40-minute writing test. The ACT tests students on what they are learning and is not an aptitude test. It's also one way for students to make themselves visible to colleges and scholarship agencies.

What to Expect from the SAT When Earning a High School Diploma Online

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 08 October 2015. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

What to Expect from the SAT When Earning a High School Diploma Online

SAT tests the skills important for future success. Students typically take the SAT during the spring of junior year in high school, but can retake it the following fall to improve their score. It's usually easier to take the exam the second time because students are more familiar with the process. Here are ten of the most common questions students that students earning their high school diploma online ask about the SAT.

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