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Penn Foster’s High School Diploma with Career Pathways combine standard subjects like English and American History with job-specific elective courses to equal your required 21.5 credits. This allows you to complete your diploma while preparing to take the next steps toward a career you’re interested in or toward furthering your education post graduation. But what exactly does a career pathway curriculum look like, how does it work, and which pathway is the best fit for you?
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As an online student, you expect some of your materials to be completely digital. But when it comes to longer reading in textbooks, you may be most comfortable with something physical. Your classes may come with ebooks, so what can you do to adapt to reading online? Here’s how to thrive with ebooks in your studies.
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Graphic designers combine art and technology to create images for a variety of uses, from compelling website images to print ads in magazines. Design is a critical component to marketing products, services, and creating a brand in almost every industry, so skilled graphic artists can find work in a number of fields. If you’ve been thinking about a career in graphic design, here’s what you should know.
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If you’re considering finishing or furthering your education but don’t want to be tied down to a regular schedule that demands you to go into a classroom each week, online classes could be the perfect fit for you. Before getting started, here’s everything you should know about Penn Foster.
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As the number of vehicles in use continues to rise, skilled mechanics will be vital to maintain and repair them. If you’re interested in starting a rewarding career as an auto repair technician, preparing to take and pass your ASE certification exams can help you take the next steps toward your goal. But what is ASE certification and why does it matter?

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