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Exploring Virtual High School Classes: How do they compare?

Hey fellow juniors, with all this online learning, I've got to thinking about virtual high school classes. Does anyone have experience with them? How do they compare to in-person classes when it comes to learning and college admissions?

7 months ago

Hello there! It's great that you're exploring different learning options. Virtual high school classes can be quite comparable to in-person classes, especially in terms of content covered and credit earned. For some students, online classes offer flexibility and an independent learning pace that really suits their style. In terms of college admissions, colleges typically treat online courses similarly to traditional ones, especially if they're offered by accredited institutions and align with your high school's curriculum.

Of course, for some subjects like lab sciences or performing arts, the interactive, hands-on aspect of in-person learning can be crucial, and that's harder to replicate online. But if online courses can provide you with more advanced subjects or electives not available at your school, they might enhance your transcript. Just ensure you're demonstrating commitment and excelling in whatever format you choose. Also, remember to communicate with the admissions officers of your prospective colleges to understand their preferences; some may prioritize traditional over online classes. Good luck with your journey!

7 months ago

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