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Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Four Tips For High School Students Considering An Online Course | Education - Forbes

Online courses are an excellent way to take your interest to the next level or explore a new field,  recommends Kristen Moon, writes about the strategy leading to successful college admissions. 

Take advantage of free time over the summer and school breaks to pursue an online course.
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Best of all, many courses are free and offered by the world’s top universities and companies. With summer in full swing, high school students can help fill the long, hot summer days with learning. 
Online classes through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) like Coursera or edX can help show universities that you are serious and ready to tackle challenging material voluntarily. 
Both Coursera and edX have thousands of courses to choose from, on a wide variety of topics, including language, science, mathematics, history, and more. Regardless of what your niche interest is, you can often find a class that can help you expand your expertise in your desired academic field. 

To help you get the most out of your online learning experiences, here are my top tips on Coursera and edX online courses.

Source: Forbes