How to Transfer to an Online School

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Whether you have a busy schedule, like to learn at your own pace, or want to avoid a daily commute to in-person classes, online education can offer you the opportunity to reach your goals on your terms. If you’re considering enrolling in a Penn Foster program to further your career, earn a degree, or finish your high school diploma, here’s everything you need to know.
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Earning a high school diploma can be more than an education milestone. A high school diploma can impact what jobs you qualify for, the opportunities you have to advance in your career, and what colleges you can attend. Whether you’re a traditional-aged student who had to, or wants to, leave school or an adult learner who wants to go back, getting your diploma can open new doors and opportunities. If you’re unsure about going back to school, or don’t know if it’s worth it, here’s what you should know about how an accredited diploma can make a difference in your life and career.
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Over the last year, parents have had to face challenging times and tough decisions regarding when and how to send their children to school. Unfortunately, with the ongoing threat of the Delta variant, we don’t seem to be out of the woods yet. Though many parents were hopeful their children would return to in-person school full time, homeschool can still provide a beneficial alternative that will help ease the burden of uncertainty.
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Suffering from a chronic illness, Adriana Guy wasn’t able to attend in-person classes. Our self-paced program allowed her to study when she wanted and taught her time management skills. She ended up with a diploma and was able to move onto college. Read on to learn what she’s up to now!
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At Penn Foster, our mission is to enhance the lives of our students. But that often goes both ways! Our students motivate and inspire us and make our jobs feel worthwhile. Ensuring our students succeed is at the core of what we do, and it’s a job worth doing. Here’s why Cathy Mahan’s work fulfills her.

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