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Question: Is there anything about online education that new students might miss or find surprising?
Question: Can my son do online and traditional high school courses at the same time?
Question: If I enroll in an online program, will I have access to an academic counselor?
Q: I'm taking classes online and I'm thinking about going to graduate school. Is there anything different about going to graduate school after getting a degree online?
Question: What if I'm having an issue with a classmate in my online course?
Question: Do I need special software to attend online classes?
Question: Some schools offer a lot of online classes, but some don't offer very many at all. Others offer lots of sections of the same class. Why don't schools offer more classes online?
Question: Are there any additional resources provided for online students, outside of the course book? If so, what types?
Question: I've got a chance to choose between the same online class taught by three different teachers. What should I look for in a good online teacher?
Question: What should I do if I don't understand why I've been given a grade or if I disagree with my assignment or participation grade?