Monthly Archives: November 2012

What Does Accredited Mean?

ac·cred·it·ed/əˈkreditid/ Adjective: (of a person, organization, or course of study) Officially recognized or authorized: "an accredited online high school". If you've done any research regarding online school, you've probably seen the word "Accredited" or "Accreditation" come up.  Schools make a big deal about it, but is it really a big deal? The answer is yes.…
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GED Test Breakdown

Looking to get your GED fast?  The best way to do that is to pass the GED  test the first time you take it.  You can greatly increase your chances by knowing what to expect on the test. While the questions change from test to test, the format of the GED exam stays the same. …
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Proctor Policy

Excel High School has announced a change in our online testing policy. Effective January 1st 2013,  all students may complete online exams only with an approved proctor present. No exams will be considered valid without a proctor certification form. What is a proctor? Proctors are individuals who agree to supervise and ensure the integrity of Excel…
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Why is a High School Diploma Important?

Does it really matter if you have a high school diploma or not?  That's a question many ask. Often, people see a diploma as something you need only if you're planning on going to college.  While it is true that you need a diploma or GED to enter college, the benefits of a high school…
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Online High School Tips

Online high school is a great way to earn your high school diploma and live a better, opportunity filled life.  But if you're going to do something, why not do it well? We've put together a few tips on how you can be a better online student.  Much like with traditional high schools, grades still…
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What is a GED?

One of the first things a person who didn't finish high school hears is "Well, you can always get your GED." It's the go to response. The funny thing is, a lot of people have no idea what a GED is or how it works.  Since we offer GED preparation here at Excel, we thought…
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