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 […]
Learning online is one of the best ways to give gifted students the ability to soar. For students who are driven, curious, and tired of the distractions of a traditional classroom, Excel High School’s online programs are an easy choice. Our programs can provide either a faster pace or more advanced courses, leaving students with the opportunity to pursue other interests or even graduate early and move on to their post-secondary education.
The average GPA for U.S. high school students is a 3.0, but the average GPA for U.S. college-bound students is between a 3.5 and 4.0. College acceptance is a competitive market, and although your GPA is important, it’s not everything college admissions counselors consider. If your GPA isn’t what you need it to be, here are some tips to help you get back on track for college admissions.
If you’re ready to earn your high school diploma, you want the process to be as simple as possible. Earning your high school diploma online through Excel High School’s self-paced online program is easy. In this blog post, we look at how Excel High School works.
Students crave connection and interaction, and an online setting can make that difficult to achieve. At Excel Education Systems, we understand this important socio-emotional need, so we’ve launched a new opportunity for our students to connect and engage with each other and our staff. Excel Middle School students have the chance to participate in Conversation Club, while Excel High School aged students can sign up for High School Hangout.
Many adults who didn’t finish high school believe that the GED® is their only option, but that’s not true. Adult have plenty of options now to earn their high school diploma, including online, self-paced courses through an Adult Fast-track program from an accredited school like Excel High School. You can earn your high school diploma in a matter of months, depending on how many credits you have to transfer and how quickly you can work through your courses.
If you’ve enrolled at Excel High School and you’ve begun choosing your classes, you may have some questions about choosing your elective classes. Choosing the right elective courses is a very important decision for any high school student, so make sure you to take your time and do your research.
You’ve completed first semester, and your final grades are recorded. In fact, semester two is in full swing, so you’ve probably already got your eye on the calendar for summer. If you’re ready to prepare for your summer courses, whether it’s to get ahead or make up some credits you missed, online summer school is a great option to investigate.
On December 25, 2021, NASA launched one of its Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). As the largest and most powerful space telescope ever created, it has the ability to capture images from Mars and beyond. NASA reports that the telescope is “as tall as a 3-story building and as long as a tennis court” and is “so big that it has to fold origami-style to fit inside the rocket to launch.”
Technology has made research for academic writing really simple, but it also has made copying and pasting other people’s work a lot easier as well. One of the most important lessons students at Excel High School need to know is what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. Once you understand these concepts, you will be able to successfully navigate academic writing for your online courses.