choosing high school classes

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,…

How to Select the Best High School Courses

How to Select the Best High School Courses

It’s almost time to start picking high school courses for next year. These decisions are important, and students should choose carefully.  Class choice demonstrates a student’s initiative and drive as much as their academic aptitude. One class on a transcript won’t affect whether a student is accepted or denied by a college, but the combination…