Must Have Apps for High School Students
Beginning a new learning experience can be daunting but there are ways to make your experience easier and utilize the technology that is directly in your hand, your mobile phone. Here's a list of apps that can help you along your education journey.
Dec 15, 2022
7 min read
10 Jobs You Can Get with an Online Degree
If you’re thinking about going back to school to earn a degree or new qualification, you’ve probably wondered if online school is really worth it, and if you’ll be able to get a job by the end of your program. Keep reading to find out some of the best jobs you can get with an online degree and how Penn Foster can help get you started.
Nov 22, 2022
7 min read
12 Biggest Myths About Online High School
When researching information on online high school, you may come across some misconceptions that discourage you from pursuing that path. In this Student Life Blog post, we dispel the four biggest myths and misconceptions of online high school!
Nov 14, 2022
7 min read
8 Online Degrees That Pay Well & You Can Start Today
Today, about 44% of available jobs require a degree. Having a college degree can also make a difference in how much money you earn! Those with a degree can actually earn around $24,000 more per year than someone without a degree. That means that, if you’re looking for a high-paying job, going to college could be your best way to reach that goal. But if you already have a busy life, work, and family responsibilities, going back to college to earn a degree can seem impossible. It doesn’t have to be! With self-paced, online college degrees, you can earn a degree around your schedule. Here's what you should know about online college to help you decide if it’s right for you!
Sep 07, 2022
8 min read
A Parents Guide To Online High School
More and more, online high school is becoming an option that parents are choosing for their students. If you’re considering transferring your child from public high school to online, you may have more than a few questions about how the whole process works. Before you enroll them or they start their first class, here’s what you need to know about how to do online school well.
Aug 09, 2022
9 min read
A Day In The Life Of An Online High School Student
Whether you’re considering transferring from your current high school, you’re a parent who wants to enroll your child in an at-home education program, or you’re an adult who wants to finish their diploma, online high school can be a great, flexible solution. But is online school right for you? Here’s everything you need to know about what it’s like to be a Penn Foster High School student!
Jun 30, 2022
6 min read
When Should I Start Online High School Each Day?
One of the benefits of online high school classes is that you can study and take tests whenever it works best for you. But if you’re new to online school, you may be wondering when the best time to study is, if there’s any particular time you need to get started each day, and how much time you should work on your program. Here’s what you should know.
May 31, 2022
3 min read
How to Reach Your Financial Goals
We all have financial goals, whether we’re hoping to build up our savings, save for a big purchase, or just improve our financial skills. No matter the reason you’re looking to improve your finances, it can still seem like a challenge to make it happen – especially if you don’t have experience with budgeting or don’t know different ways to save within your means. It may even seem, sometimes, like an impossible goal when you’re living paycheck to paycheck – but it doesn’t have to be. Try these tips to take the first steps toward setting and reaching your financial goals!
Jan 20, 2022
5 min read
Celebrating Penn Fosters 2021 Accomplishments
As we reflect on the past year, so much has changed in 2021. Before we fully dive into all the things we’re looking forward to accomplishing together in 2022, we wanted to take a moment to look back at what we’ve achieved to remind us about what we’ve accomplished together and get inspired for the year ahead. Despite the ups and downs, we’ve had a lot to be proud of. Check out the full list below!
Jan 11, 2022
4 min read
The Faces of Penn Foster
At Penn Foster, we spend a lot of time getting to know our students in different ways. We encourage them, help them reach their goals, and work behind the scenes to ensure they have a quality education they can be proud of. What we do every single day makes an impact on so many lives. Now, it’s time to look inward at our dedicated and hardworking team; to get to know all those who make Penn Foster what it is today.
Feb 16, 2021
3 min read