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How to Raise Your High School GPA (By Taking Online Courses)

For better or worse, your Grade Point Average (GPA) will play an important role in being admitted into the secondary education program that you’re applying for.  Those with the highest GPAs will likely be able to choose which schools they attend and what courses they...

The Benefits of Accelerating Your High School Education

It’s true that not everyone uses the same method of learning.  What works for one student may be incredibly difficult for another.  However, when studying at Jewish Virtual High School, a learner is able to work at their own pace and use the study methods...

What is Credit Recovery?

If you end up finishing a course but don’t successfully complete the required work, you may be able to utilize credit recovery to gain the credits that were missed out on.  This will allow you to get back on track with your studies, receive the...

Top 6 Advantages of Taking Online Courses

Yet another thing that has been affected by the internet is education.  With the advent of online courses, the way people receive their education has changed radically.  There’s no reason to fear this change. As a matter of fact, there are a whole host of...

Several Benefits of Torah High Credit

The Jewish Virtual High School (JVHS) is powered by Torah High and provides an innovative, rigorously conceived platform for Jewish students to enhance their education on their own time. Signing up for classes is easy, even if you are a full time student in a...

How Do Colleges View High School Credit Online?

Getting accepted into the college or university of your choice is no easy task. You need to have the grades to back up your application, recommendations from members of the academic community you’re coming from, an outstanding score on your standardized tests and, typically, some...

5 Reasons to Choose Our Jewish Courses Online Over Others

There are a number of different institutions offering online Jewish courses for high school students. And while most have your best interest at heart the fact is not all online Jewish courses are created equal. Most are simply a rehashing of what you’ll get in...

Maya Amestoy Lets Us In On Her JVHS Experience

Maya Amestoy, 19, is currently in her second year at Ryerson University, studying for her undergraduate degree in psychology. In 2016, she took JVHS’s Philosophy: Questions and Theories course. Maya took the time to discuss her experience with JVHS. Miriam: Why did you decide to take...

The Inside Scoop With JVHS’s Course Developer

Efi Palvanov, the course developer for JVHS, is a prolific author and thinker in a variety of subjects that range from science and history to Jewish studies. He took the time to give us some insight about JVHS, where it is going, and the courses...

Online High School Credit: Could it Be Your Solution?

There are lots of teens who are having a hard time keeping up with their regular classwork and are looking for alternative methods of earning academic credit. For most, that means exploring the possibility of studying online. But while earning online high school credit seems...