5 months ago

How do I continue to improve my grades?

I struggle with motivation especially after missing school. I am a competitive figure skater for Team USA and miss a couple weeks of school every semester. My grades always drop after these trips and I struggle to bring them back up. Any advice?

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@Shmd695 months ago

You should consider an online high school that is self paced like Excel HS, or Penn Foster, some states also have online school. It is a good option for students who are in competitive sports because you can take your work with you on the road and do not loose touch.

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5 months ago

First of all, it's awesome that you are on Team USA!!

I recommend getting help from a classmate, friend, or peer tutor. If it is at all possible, I would suggest spending spare moments on your trips reading class material or watching assigned videos, etc. so that you aren't completely behind. Schools often have peer tutoring systems where you can get help when you fall behind. Try talking with your teachers and high school counselor to create a better plan. Maybe your teachers would agree to send you recordings of class lectures, etc. so you can catch up.

These are just some ideas to consider--I hope they help. I am homeschooled and so I have much more flexibility and I'm not as familiar with what you may be experiencing. If you need any more help, lmk!

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