ASU Prep Digital

How Will College Benefit You in the Future?

High school can be an exciting time. With classwork, friendships, first loves and first jobs, it can be hard to slow down and think about your future. Have you wondered if college should be part of the plan? It’s one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Here are some reasons why it should be on your radar:

06.27.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

ASU Prep Digital Student Spotlight: Michael Scavuzzo

At the beginning of last year, Michael was scouted and invited to play for Sporting KC Academy, one of the top U.S. Soccer Development academies in the country. Knowing he couldn’t pass up this opportunity, Michael and his family began to explore academic options since leaving Barca Academy meant no longer being able to attend ASU Prep at Casa Grande.
Michael loved the personalized learning he had grown accustomed to at ASU, so when he discovered he could enroll in ASU Prep Digital, ASU Prep Academy’s online high school, the decision was a no-brainer.

06.20.2019 - Tracy Hansen

Ways to Keep Your Brain Active This Summer

Summer break is a great time to reflect on the past school year and recharge for the next one. While your plans probably include plenty of beach days, barbecues, and binge-watching shows on Netflix, you should also find time for activities that will keep your brain stimulated until you resume classes in the fall. And don’t worry—they won’t feel like schoolwork! Here are four ways to keep your mind sharp this summer:

06.06.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Learn the Power of Using Fitness, Food, and Education to Keep Your Mind Healthy

For those who experience mental illness on a daily basis, it’s no secret that the toll it takes on you can be detrimental. Margaret Koukos, a 16-year-old junior, understands this all too well and shares her story in the hopes of helping her peers who may be struggling, too.

05.30.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Five Ways to Fight the Stigma Around Mental Illness

One of the most important parts of Mental Health Awareness Month is working to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. With 1 in 5 adults in the United States living with a mental illness, and half of all chronic mental illnesses beginning by age 14, it’s important we offer support and guidance in place of judgement and negativity.* If you or a loved one are living with a mental illness, take a look at five ways in which you can help fight both external and internal stigmas:

05.23.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Four Common Misconceptions About Mental Illness

While the discussion around mental health has improved in recent years, there is still a lot of work to be done. Misconceptions, often based on misinformation, are one of the biggest problems contributing to the uphill battle in the fight to normalize discussions about mental health. Here are four common misconceptions about mental illness and why they aren’t true.

05.16.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Five Effective Ways to Cope With Stress

Stress is a natural part of life. We experience it when we are feeling overwhelmed or when we’re dealing with new or unexpected obstacles. This is especially true when you’re navigating your teen years, trying to discover who you are and where you fit in the world. While stress can sometimes be beneficial in pushing us through difficult situations and making us stronger, there are times when it takes a detrimental toll on both our mental and physical health. Here are five effective ways to manage your stress:

05.09.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Top 10 in the world business management
Ahead of Stanford, MIT and UC Berkeley
- Shanghai Ranking, Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2018
A top world university - Center for World University Rankings
#1 choice of international students - Institute of International Education, 2018
Top 10 in the U.S. for Silicon Valley hires
Ahead of Cornell, MIT and UCLA
- Quartz Media, 2017
#4 ASU Online programs among nation’s best - U.S. News & World Report, 2018
#5 in the nation for producing the best-qualified graduates - The Wall Street Journal
#2 online undergraduate degree program in the nation - U.S. News & World Report, 2019
‘Best Bang for Tuition Buck’ - Princeton Review, 2018
Top 1 percent of world’s most prestigious universities - Times Higher Education, 2018
#1 in U.S. for innovation
ASU Ahead of Stanford and MIT
- U.S. News & World Report 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019