A Homeschooler’s Guide to Preparing for College

A Homeschooler’s Guide to Preparing for College

Are you planning on attending college after graduation? Did you know that 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2016? If you are considering college after high school, it’s important to set yourself apart from the competition. The...
Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planning for Relaxed Homeschoolers

Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planning for Relaxed Homeschoolers

You and your kids have spent an awesome day learning together. Spotting a squirrel in the backyard led to questions about where certain animals spend the winter, which led to an Internet search about migration and hibernation, which turned into an hour spent watching...
7 Ways for Homeschooled High School Students to Earn College Credits

7 Ways for Homeschooled High School Students to Earn College Credits

Have you started to think about college? Perhaps you’ve done some research on college costs. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2017–2018 school year was $9,970 for state residents at public colleges, $25,620 for out-of-state...
Why and How to Plan High School Study Groups for Your Homeschool

Why and How to Plan High School Study Groups for Your Homeschool

We don’t like to admit it, but homeschooling can feel isolating at times.  Making connections is important at every stage, but especially in high school.  A valuable part of apprenticing our teens into adulthood is exposing them to environments that they will face in...
College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 4

College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 4

This is the final (and shortest!) installment of a four-part series on college counseling for homeschoolers. In this week’s talk I will focus strictly on items that are specific to homeschool applicants. For discussion of more universal topics like financial aid, the...