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Traditional Students

How to Apply to College with a JMHS Diploma

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 23 January 2023. Posted in College Bound, Traditional Students

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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 Which High School Electives to Take?

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 06 January 2023. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound, Traditional Students

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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.

What Is The Difference Between JMHS’s General, College Prep, and Career Pathway Diplomas?

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 06 January 2023. Posted in Adult Learner, Traditional Students

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Earning your high school diploma can help you prepare for opportunities in the workforce, the military, or college and training programs. Whether you’re a traditional student or an adult learner, online high school could be the best fit for you to reach your goals. Besides being self-paced, allowing you to study when and where you want, James Madison’s online high school diploma program offers several tracks to choose from so you can focus on getting the education you need to start preparing for life after high school. But which diploma option should you choose? What’s the difference between them? Here’s everything you need to know to help you figure out the right fit for you.

How to Transfer High School Credits to JMHS

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 05 January 2023. Posted in Traditional Students

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If you’ve completed some high school courses but think a flexible online high school program is the right fit for you to earn your diploma, you may be concerned about having to start fresh and retake classes you’ve already passed. With your official transcripts from your previous school in hand, however, you can potentially pick up right where you left off. Transferring your credits to James Madison can help you take the next step toward graduation and your future. Here’s how to get started.

A Day in the Life of a High School Student (Online High School Edition) 

Written by Nicole Dalbo on Monday, 12 December 2022. Posted in Helpful Tips, Traditional Students

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With the flexibility that comes with online school, it can be difficult to imagine how, when, and where you will work on your lessons. Whether you’re a full-time student or a working adult, it’s possible to earn your high school diploma around a busy schedule. Take a deep dive into a day in the lives of online high school students to help you figure out a routine that matches with your lifestyle, and if online schooling may be the right fit for you.

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