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MORE THAN 6000 APPLICATIONS IN THE FIRST WEEK
A success beyond all expectations for ChallengeU!
Montreal, February 23, 2017 - Officially launched on February 9 in the presence of ambassadors Georges St-Pierre and Steve Bégin, ChallengeU received no less than 6,250 registration requests in one week, confirming that this techno-educational platform that allows dropouts to complete high school online meets a real need.
In light of this great success, and in order to continue providing the personalized service that characterizes ChallengeU, 12 new employees were hired to meet the demand!
"Many courageous and motivated hangers, of all ages and backgrounds, have taken the first steps towards their big return to school! This is excellent news for them and for our company," commented Nicolas Arsenault, ChallengeU's CEO.
Finishing high school on your cell phone...
Remember that ChallengeU is aimed at young people aged 16 and over as well as adults who need to learn differently. Allowing students to complete their high school studies online for free, ChallengeU perfectly combines all the human and digital possibilities of individualized learning where each student progresses at his/her own pace on the device of his/her choice (cell phone, tablet, computer), no matter where he/she is. In addition, each student benefits from a teacher dedicated to his/her success through the collaboration of the school boards.
On February 9th, mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre challenged his friend Steve Bégin, a former Montreal Canadiens player, to finish high school with ChallengeU. With only one or two classes missing to graduate, many adults felt challenged. Inspired by Steve's enthusiasm and commitment, they signed up for the platform that allows them to balance family, work and studies like no other solution available in Quebec.
To start a return to school, visit https://www.challengeu.ca/inscription/ to fill out the registration form.
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