College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 1

College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 1

This is the first article in a 4-part series. Please be on the lookout for future parts to get answers to such questions as What’s on a college application? What are colleges looking for? What’s up with standardized testing? How do we get financial aid? and What are...
Holding Teens Accountable Without Taking Over

Holding Teens Accountable Without Taking Over

Got older kids? Once we reach the point where we’re homeschooling older children, our job as a homeschool parent completely changes. Suddenly, everything seems a lot more serious. We see how quickly our kids have grown up and we are keenly aware of how short our...
Outstanding Homeschooling High School Resources

Outstanding Homeschooling High School Resources

I’m committed to homeschooling all the way through high school. It’s a decision that my family made years ago when our son was still in elementary school. Yet, I have to admit, that even as we are entering our second homeschooling high school year, I often...
Write a College Scholarship Essay That Stands Out!

Write a College Scholarship Essay That Stands Out!

College scholarships are there for the taking, we’re told, but what if the application requirement is an essay? How, in a vast sea of essays the jurors must read, can you get your college scholarship essay to stand out? Scholarship juries (the people who read the...
Creating a relaxed homeschooling transcript: It can be done!

Creating a relaxed homeschooling transcript: It can be done!

As of Memorial Day weekend, I’ve officially graduated a homeschooler! Since pulling my daughter, Sarah, out of public school in sixth grade, we’ve followed an unschooling approach, and it’s been an amazing experience in so many ways. Many people were...
Top Tips to Help Homeschoolers Find a Test Prep Tutor

Top Tips to Help Homeschoolers Find a Test Prep Tutor

Is your child planning on going to college? If you answered yes, then just about the best thing you could ever do is enroll them in an SAT/ACT prep class. And that’s because these tests are not just essential for college entrance, they are instrumental in determining...