The college application process can feel like navigating through a maze. With countless forms to fill out, essays to write, and deadlines to meet, it can become overwhelming. But fear not, EHS students! We’ve broken down the process to help you decode and conquer your college applications.
Preparing for college is an exciting time in a young person’s life, and it can be even more exciting when they get to experience college courses while they are in high school. Participating in dual enrollment in order to earn college credits while you’re in high school is a great way to get a feeling for the level of work college will require.
At Excel High School, students have the choice to choose from over 20 ACE college courses that will apply to both high school and to ACE colleges.
Preparing for college is an exciting time in a person’s life. Getting ready for college admissions is an important step for both young people looking forward to moving away from home and experiencing the independence that college has to offer as well as adults heading to college after being independent for some time.
If you’re working on your online high school diploma, you don’t have those daily announcements blaring overhead to remind you about application deadlines and testing dates as you trudge to and from classes. Since you might need some help getting geared up for college, here are some helpful tips from Excel High School to keep in mind.
If you’re a junior or senior in high school, then a lot has changed related to the college admissions process since your freshman year. Most of the college admissions specialists at the top schools in the nation agree about some basic predictions for college enrollment and admissions moving forward in 2023. Their predictions can help answer some of the overwhelming questions you might have about college admissions, so let’s get straight to clearing things up for you!
When you attend a traditional in-person high school, the school will remind you quite often that you should be signing up to take the SAT or ACT during your Junior and Senior years. However, online students are in the unique situation where they have flexible schedules that might not line up with their local school, and they aren’t in a one-on-one setting to be reminded of when and how to schedule their SAT or ACT test. If you’re not sure where to start, you’ve actually got a couple of options for signing up to take either the SAT or ACT.
One of the advantages of being an Excel High School student is the large variety of electives you get to choose from. Because we aren’t hindered by a complicated room schedule or the geographical location of our instructors, our elective selection includes plenty of interesting courses that offer real life skills or technical training. If you want to learn some practical life skills, we’ve got you covered, and if you want to explore some potential career choices, we’ve got lots of options for you there, too. From coding to Federal Aviation Administration Ground school, there is bound to be something you’ll find either practical or interesting…or both!
If you’re headed to college soon, then you’re probably preparing all your important documents, writing the dreaded college essays, and gathering letters of recommendations from trusted adults. But what about if you’re an online student and interact minimally with your instructors? At Excel High School, we work with students like you year round, and our experience has led us to some important tips to share with online students wondering about how to go about asking for a letter of recommendation from their teachers.
You’ve been making plans about what you’re going to do after high school for a while now, and it’s finally time to apply to college. The last year of high school is a whirlwind, with the time seeming to pass faster than any other year of your life so far. When it comes to applying for colleges, you don’t want that time to catch up with you, so here are some important tips from Excel High School for getting your college applications, essays, and letters of recommendations in time and in top shape.
If you’re not familiar with Common App, then here’s a great chance to check it out. Using Common App, students can apply to over 900 different colleges and universities using a “common app” online. One of the great aspects of Common App is that you can also submit answers to essay prompts for your selected schools to view. Giving them a sample of your writing, your way of thinking, and a peek into who you are is a wonderful opportunity to help your application stand out.
It’s never too early to prepare for college. Think about the past four years of your life. How quickly did they fly by? The four years you will spend in high school will go by even more quickly, so here’s a guide to help you start preparing for college early, so that you don’t get […]