Tips for Success



    Welcome to APEX.  

    In order to set you up for success, we as that you review the following information and complete the online orientation course below.  


    How to be a Successful APEX Student:

    Be Prepared

    • Complete the APEX orientation course (see below).

    • Familiarize yourself with the APEX expectations and procedures.

    • Commit to Learning

    • Set specific goals based on your desired outcomes.

    • Be conscientious about completing assignments.

    • Plan regular meetings with you Teacher or Coach.

    Create a Learning Environment
    • Establish learning space that is free from distraction.

    • Set aside sufficient time to do the work in your courses. Plan 5-10 hours a week per course.

    • Familiarize yourself with the online calendar to keep track of assignment due dates.

    • Make a daily calendar to track your academic and extracurricular commitment

    • Actively participate in your course: watch, listen, read, and learn. Take notes; keep a notebook.

    • Read the assignment feedback when documents are returned by your APEX Teacher. Make adjustments to improve your work throughout the course.

    Seek Assistance

    • Communicate when you are confused or need clarification. Teachers like to help!

    • Be clear in your communications since you do not have the benefit of face-to-face interaction.

    • Attend Office Hours, and utilize other resources offered by your APEX Teacher.