High School

Preparation

AP, Honors, and Standard: What Class Level Is Best

• AP Classes
• Honors Classes
• Standard Classes
• Community College Classes
• Class Difficulty and QPA
• Which Should You Take?

High School Class Registration: Guide To Graduation

• What are QPA and GPA?
• Maximizing GPA for Class Rank
• Dual Credit and Completer Programs

Getting A Strong High School Recommendation Letter

• What Makes a Great Recommendation Letter?
• Building Relationships Early On
• Choosing Staff to Try and Connect With
• If You’re Already a Senior
• Miscellaneous Tips

School Supplies List: Back To School Essentials

• Writing implements
• Notebooks—on a class-by-class basis
• Folders
• Graphing Calculator

Scheduling Graduation Requirements: 4 Year Plan

• Understanding Your High School’s Degree Plan
• Creating a Four-Year Degree Plan
• Tips for Choosing When to Take Which Classes

High School Classroom Structure and Expectations

• Traditional Classrooms
• Inverted/Flipped Classrooms

Magnet vs Private vs Public: Types of High Schools

• Magnet Schools
• Private Schools
• Public Schools
• How to Pick

Middle School VS High School: Tips For New School

• Getting Around
• Making Friends
• How Much Harder Will High School Be?

Being Successful

Advice for Stressed High Schoolers: What I Wish I Knew

• Schoolwork and Grades
• College and Future

Increasing High School GPA: What Actually Worked

• Evaluate the Difficulty of Your Classes
• Consider the Weight of Your Classes
• Take More Classes
• Be Proactive
• Retake Classes

Free Online Resources: Study Smarter Not Harder

• Clouds
• Document / Presentation
• Study Tools
• Miscellaneous

Perfecting Your Note Taking: High School Edition

• Materials
• Top Tips
• Lecture Notes
• Textbook Notes

Getting Outside Help: Tutoring Resources You Should Use

• Where do I find a tutor?
• How do I become a tutor?
• Online Resources

Non-Graded Homework: How To Get It Done

• Why Assign Homework?
• Is Homework Really Mandatory?
• No-Homework Policies

Standardized Tests

Can I Take An AP Without Taking The Class: Self Studying

• Should I Self-Study for an AP Exam?
• Study Tips
• How to Register

Why Get A GED: Student Guide To Passing

• Information About the GED
• Study for the Exam
• Register
• Take the Test
• College

Why Should I Take The ACT: Guide And Resources

• Books
• Online Resources
• ACT Essay
• Registering for the Test
• Sending Scores to Colleges and Superscoring

SAT VS ACT: What Students Should Consider

• General Information and Geographic Trends
• Breakdown of the Test Formats
• Choosing A Test

Why Should I Take The SATs: Resources & Help

• Books
• Online Resources
• SAT Essay
• Registering for the Test
• Sending Scores to Colleges and Superscoring

Why You Should Take SAT Subject Tests

• Why are Subject Tests Important?
• How to Choose Subjects
• How to Register
• Resources

Extracurriculars

Scoring An Internship: High School Edition

• What is an Internship?
• How to Get an Internship
• Making the Most of Your Internship
• Is an Internship Right For You?

Service Hours: How To Get The Most Experience As A Student

• How Many Do I Need?
• Quality, not Quantity
• Finding Opportunities

Pre-Professional Clubs: Do They Prepare You For Undergrad?

• Honors Societies
• Career-Based Organizations
• Volunteer Organizations

Should I Work Part-Time: Student Pros And Cons

• Should I Get a Job?
• How to Get Hired
• Employment Forms

Dual Enrollment in Community College Classes: The New AP?

• How to Enroll
• Benefits of Dual Enrollment
• Online Learning
• Dual Enrollment vs. AP Classes

JROTC Programs: Does This Mean I Will Get Deported?

• What is JROTC?
• What Will You Do as a JROTC Member?
• Is JROTC Right for Me?

Extracurriculars in High School: What Students Say Are The Best

• What Does it Mean to be Well-Rounded?
• What Types of Extracurriculars Can You Join?
• Tips on Starting Your Own Club(s)