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Old 02-19-2009, 09:34 PM
perryryan23 perryryan23 is offline
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Red face high school

i am getting my high school diploma from online the school is called john adams high school it is a normal high school diploma. i was wondering if anyone knew if that school was accepted in the army.
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:01 AM
shorty32 shorty32 is offline
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as long as it is a diploma or g.e.d they accept it
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:26 AM
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However -

There are some diplomas that aren't accepted. There are many "diploma mills" online that aren't accredited by anyone, the Army included. Just a few weeks ago I was offered a diploma for a Doctorate & some time ago another one for a Professorship. Wouldn't mean a thing unless I wanted to impress some friends. All I had to do was pay, I think, $50 for one & $100 for the other.
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Old 02-25-2009, 06:53 PM
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Glad you are working at it.

As posted, check and be sure you are pursuing a legitmate goal.

Good luck.
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:05 PM
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This looks like an old posting. Check to see if that is accepted as a diploma.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:44 AM
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it has a nice webpage. looks legit. call and ask a recruiter.


John Adams Virtual School, USA is a privately owned, for-profit school, incorporated in the States of Florida and Minnesota. John Adams Virtual School is Registered with the Florida State Department of Education as a private diploma granting high school, as required by Florida State Law.

My daughter is going for her online kindergarten diploma.

edit...I just found this on the Army times today.


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Old 04-20-2009, 01:08 PM
stlbluesgirl1 stlbluesgirl1 is offline
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I looked at the site. I would check with the recruiter.
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Old 04-26-2009, 10:05 PM
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I didn't look at the site, but as long as the school is accredited, they should take it. Your recruiter will tell you if it's not any good.
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