Tag: high school academics

IB vs. AP: How to Figure Out Which Classes Are Best for You

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

Challenging high school classes look good on college applications, but which ones are the right ones to take? Here's a way to decide between AP and IB courses. read more

5 of the Best Modern Adaptations of Academic Literature

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be hard for students to relate to assigned reading for English. Check out these adaptations of five classics to help you connect to your assignments! read more

3 Tips to Improve Your Reading Retention for School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Retaining what you read is important for homework and studying in both high school and college. Here are three tips to improve your memory while studying! read more

3 Easy Ways to Participate More in Your Classes

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Class participation is a huge part of learning in high school and college. If you’re not used to speaking up, here's why it's important and how to get started. read more

5 Inspired Tips to Help Romanticize Your Studies

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Tricking yourself into thinking homework is more fun than it actually is will make it feel like less of a chore. Try romanticizing it with these five tips! read more

Your Important Questions on High School GPA, Answered

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Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder and President, One-Stop College Counseling

Your student's GPA is important to college admission, but it can be confusing and certainly isn't the only factor. Here's what to know about GPA, plus a Q&A. read more

13 Tips for Winter Break and Second Semester Success

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Setting yourself up for success over winter break can help you start second semester with less stress. Here are 13 things you can do during your time off! read more

How to Master Notetaking in High School and College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of New Mexico

Notetaking is an important skill to master whether you're in high school or college. Here are some great tips to take your notes to the next level. read more

3 Important Steps to Acing Tests Ahead of Winter Break

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Winter break is on its way! But don't give yourself over to laziness just yet. Here are three steps to acing your tests before a well-deserved vacation. read more

Our Best Advice for Homework, Studying, and Tests

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Homework, studying, and tests, oh my! There's just so much work to be done, but don't stress. You can make your studies easier by checking out our best advice. read more