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.
Many experts recommend that students start preparing for the SAT® as early as the eighth grade and make their first attempt at the test as a sophomore in high school. Why should your student start so early? The SAT® isn’t like any other standardized test that your student has been exposed to, and since they can use their best scores as submissions to whatever college or university they’d like to attend, this is great advice. With many colleges and universities still expecting students to submit their scores prior to admission, earlier is better when it comes to SAT® prep.
Excel High School offers a promising future for our graduates. With our Regional Accreditation by Cognia, (formally AdvancED) the parent organization of the North Central Association CASI, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools CASI, and the Northwest Accrediting Commission, our graduates can pursue their dreams of college, military service, or moving forward in their current careers.
The landscape of education is evolving, and with it, the perceptions and realities of online high school education. The question, “Does online high school look bad to colleges and employers?” is a query that echoes in the minds of many prospective students and their parents. Let’s delve into this topic to uncover the truth behind online high school education and its impact on college admissions and employment opportunities.