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IB, AP, and AICE: They’re all college-level programs; what are the differences?

When students take AP, IB and AICE courses, they are studying college-level material while they’re in high school. These courses challenge students to explore topics in depth and work at a higher level by incorporating critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, multiple perspectives, and verbal communication skills. In a high school that uses a weighted GPA system,…

Nine Tips for Choosing the Right High School Courses

Nine Tips for Choosing the Right High School Courses

The courses a student takes in high school are important.  More than academic aptitude, class choice demonstrates a student’s initiative and drive. No one class on a transcript will alter a college acceptance or denial, but the combination of classes can make or break a student’s chances.      Here are some tips to guide you: 1. Meet the…