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Planning for College? Complete This Checklist before Earning Your High School Diploma

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 24 September 2015. Posted in College Bound

Planning for College? Complete This Checklist before Earning Your High School Diploma

For seniors, with a little more hard work, a high school diploma is just around the corner. If you plan on continuing on with your education and going to college, one of the most important tasks you'll responsible for is completing applications. Keeping up with all of the requirements can be tricky, so having a plan in place is essential. Consider the following checklist designed to help you stay on top of things during senior year:

Countdown to College: 5 Ways to Prepare Yourself for College Life

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 26 August 2015. Posted in College Bound

Countdown to College: 5 Ways to Prepare Yourself for College Life

The countdown to your first day at college has begun! As each day brings you closer, it may feel like you were born ready for everything college has to offer. But the reality is that you will be exposed to many new experiences, especially if you earned your high school diploma online. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Tips for Parents - Teach Your Child to Budget

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 15 July 2015. Posted in College Bound, For Parents

Tips for Parents - Teach Your Child to Budget

As college applications are completed and acceptances begin to roll in for college-bound seniors, it’s time to consider college finances. What students learn at college goes beyond the classroom, and there are things you do, JMHS parents, to help your student make excellent grades in "Financing College 101." You should begin to budget as a team — or buddy budget, consider credit cards, encourage saving, and consider a collegiate job. Our online high school wants to support you as your child moves from high school to college.

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.

Who Wins the Gold? Athletic Attributes Found In the Best Online High Schools

Written by Allison Brenner on Wednesday, 14 January 2015. Posted in College Bound

Who Wins the Gold? Athletic Attributes Found In the Best Online High Schools

Success comes in all shapes and sizes and is measured in a variety of ways. In sports, it’s easy to sp ot best in class: Routines are given numbers and with those numbers, a clear winner is decided. For athletes, standing on that podium clutching the gold medal and hearing the national anthem play is the epitome of being the top performer. To reach that number one spot, however, takes hard work, diligence and years of study and practice.

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