If you are interested in graduating early or if you need to make up classes, you may be looking for an option to complete the high school courses online for free. Several states offer home-school programs that allow for free credit recovery online, making it possible for you to earn high school credits that will count toward graduation.

Check Online for a Credit Recovery for High School

Search for online programs that offer free ga credit recovery courses in your state. Check to make sure that you qualify for the free programs offered and that they offer the full credits that you need.

Get Some Good Advice

Speak to your guidance counselor at school about how to research and obtain credit recovery online. She may know of additional classes or specific requirements that you need to meet in order to graduate. She can make sure that the classes you choose are legitimate and will count toward the graduation requirements in your state and district.

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Register for Class

Register for the online class to get your credits. Some classes have a specific time period during which you must enroll. Other ga credit recovery programs allow you to register and complete the class at any time and at your own pace.

Organize Your Resources

Find and organize any materials required for the GA credit recovery class and prepare yourself for the start of your course. Although this credit recovery high school class may be free, you still may have to purchase specific texts or borrow them from your local library. You should also have regular access to a computer and the Internet so that you can complete and turn in your assignments.

Get Your GA

Complete the credit recovery online and fill out any forms that you need to in order to get the earned credit from your credit recovery high school to be added to your official school record. The guidance counselor should be able to tell you what you need in order to have the class transferred to your current high school transcript.

Although the work will be submitted online and you will not have direct contact with your teacher, your work will be graded. When searching for a program, look for one that allows you to contact the instructor with any specific questions that you have about the class.

The program that you use needs to be accredited for the classes to count in your state. This is why it is important to double check your choices with a high school counselor before you enroll and try to receive credit.

Things Needed

  • Computer
  • Internet access

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Miriam C has been writing since 2007. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from Brigham Young University. Among her many jobs, Miriam C has taught middle-school students. She's written for Families.com and other clients on finances, family and education.