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Cheyenne Got a Head Start on College with Dual Credit

As a homeschooler, Cheyenne was used to self-paced learning and defining her own areas of interest. So it was no surprise that Pearson Accelerated Pathways worked well for their family and allowed Cheyenne to get ahead in college during her high school years.

Online College is More Important than Ever

Drastic shifts in college enrollment are driving more students online. But, what does a good online college experience look like?

When and How to Declare Your Major

Moving from high school to college can be intimidating, even if you’ve built up your college credit through dual enrollment or AP courses, deciding to declare your major can still invoke anxiety in many college students. The good news is that most students entering college or early in their college careers have time to figure out a major.

Student Story: Rebekah Pursued Dance and Got Her Degree

Accelerated Pathways gives students the freedom to pursue their passions while pursuing their degree. Rebekah is proof of that. A ballerina, she decided to use our online courses to pursue college while dancing with the Atlanta Center for Ballet Education. This is her story.

How Does Financial Aid Work?

How does financial aid work? What if FAFSA? What does "aid" even mean? In this post, one of our very own Admissions Counselors answers these questions and demystifies the term "financial aid" once and for all.

Student Loan Debt: The Realities, The Consequences, and How It Will Affect You

We say it a lot—college shouldn’t be a debt sentence. But why? Is taking out student loans always a bad idea? We want to help you answer that question yourself by taking a closer look at the realities of student loan debt.

12 Life Skills to Teach Your Student Before They Leave Home

Help your student become self-sufficient by teaching them these 12 foundational life skills before they leave home.

9 of the Best Dual Credit Options for Homeschoolers

Want your student to start taking dual credit, but don’t know where to start? Here’s everything you need to know about 9 of the best dual credit options for homeschoolers.

How to Find Online Classes While You’re Social Distancing

Here’s how you can avoid falling behind by finding the perfect online college class to take during your time social distancing.

What I Wish I Knew as a Creative Writing Major

After graduating with a degree in Creative Writing, Levi found himself wishing he had known a few things. Turns out, life after college wasn’t anything like he’d imagined.

How to Make Friends as an Online College Student

If you’re an online college student—or considering becoming one—here are 10 ways to ensure your college experience is just as socially enriching as anything you could expect from a campus.

14 Reasons Not to Take Out Student Loans for College

It’s okay to take on a little debt in order to receive greater returns down the road… right? Before you decide to pull the trigger, here are 14 things you should know about taking out a student loan.

What Every College Dropout Should Know

We all know college isn’t necessarily right for everyone. But before you trade your walk across the stage for a walk out the door, here are four things every college dropout should know.

3 Questions to Ask Before Graduating High School Early

Graduating high school early is a realistic goal, especially if you’re homeschooled. But you still need to be careful. To give yourself the best chance at post-high school success, ask yourself these questions.

Dual Credit: How Much is Too Much?

Dual credit is kind of like kale and Christmas decorations–too much of a good thing is indeed... too much. It's easy to get carried away earning college credits that won’t ultimately apply to your chosen degree. But how many should you take?