Category Archives: College Prep

Choosing an Online High School

The 1992 movie The Mighty Ducks revolves around a fictional peewee hockey team called the Ducks.  The archrival of the Ducks is the Hawks, who's star player is Adam Banks. After doing a little research, it's discovered that due to districting lines, Banks should actually be playing for the Ducks, not the Hawks, and thus…
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Effective Study Habits

Studying is something students usually do because they have to, not because they want to. That's why so many people cram.  They figure if they just attempt to absorb as much information as possible right before a test, they can save time and still do well. But cramming isn't very effective.  Even if the information…
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Benefits of Online Learning

It's not always easy to learn new things.  If it was, then everyone would probably be a genius. But that doesn't mean becoming education has to be hard.  In fact, we think the easier and more available you can make education, the better it is for everyone.  Ultimately, learning is learning. Between different schools and…
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Is Online Education the Future?

There was a time when computer labs were a luxury in schools. When overhead projectors and chalkboards reigned supreme.  When teachers dealt with students passing notes instead of texting each other. And there was a time when online education was something only a few people did.  Distance learning, as it was often called, was done…
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Letting Your Child Attend Online School

The very first day of school.  It's a big deal for both the student and the parent/guardian.  For many parents, it's hard to let go of their child, even if it's simply for the day.  You wonder if it's the right decision, letting them go out into the world where anything can happen. But for…
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How to Stay Connected in Online High School

"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main." To some, online education might seem kind of lonely.  The common picture people have is a person sitting in their basement on a computer by themselves watching some prerecorded video, filling in the blanks…
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Why Can’t I Get My GED Online

You can do just about anything online these days.  You can shop, watch movies, invest in stock, video chat with people around the world, and take college level classes. It's pretty amazing. And with each passing day, it seems there's something new to do.  But for all the abilities the internet has, there are a…
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Why Does High School Start So Early?

One of life's greatest mysteries.  Not to mention a question that a good majority of high school students have asked. Why does class start so early? After all, how many students enjoy waking up at 6:30-7 just so they can make it to first period?  Maybe you're one of the lucky ones who's school doesn't…
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How to Succeed in 2013

In case you didn't know, it's a new year.  And with a new year comes a new semester of school.  We hope that everyone set their goals nice and high for this year. Maybe 2012 was a great year for you.  Maybe it wasn't.  Regardless, there's no reason why 2013 can't be one of the…
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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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