About David Bass

Content marketer, author, and homeschool graduate.

Feeling demotivated as a homeschool parent? You’re not the only one

By |2020-09-15T08:36:48-04:00September 15th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

The school year just started and you’re already burned out. Can you relate? You might be homeschooling for the first time. Up until now, you’ve had an outside structure to build your life around: Regular office hours, drop-off time and pick-up times for the kids at school, scheduled extracurricular activities after school, and similar [...]

The coronavirus pandemic makes your student’s high school transcript more important than ever

By |2020-08-31T06:55:27-04:00August 31st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Just days into the new college semester, the school year is already in shambles as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on higher education. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just announced a move to exclusively online classes after 130 students tested positive for the virus in the first week since [...]

5 tips for temporarily homeschooling during the 2020-2021 school year

By |2020-08-06T14:42:48-04:00August 6th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Back-to-school is just around the corner. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most public school districts across the country are opting for virtual classrooms or a hybrid approach combining online with limited in-classroom instruction. In many instances, reopening plans are muddled and confusing. That leaves millions of parents in a lurch. [...]

Is self-employment the right career move for your homeschool student?

By |2020-06-29T16:25:37-04:00June 29th, 2020|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Being your own boss—at some point, we all dream of it. But so few of us actually take the leap to self-employment. The exciting part is that independent work can be an excellent fit for homeschool graduates. Regardless of where your student is in their education journey—middle school, freshman in high school, on [...]

How to protect your homeschool student’s mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-05-19T08:50:07-04:00May 19th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Note: Don't forget to check out our other coronavirus resources: 7 tips if you’re new to homeschooling due to coronavirus How your homeschool family can avoid going stir-crazy during the coronavirus crisis How homeschool families can spend their coronavirus stimulus check Applying for college in 2020? Here’s how coronavirus could impact your plans It’s [...]

Homeschool transcript foundations: Where to go from here

By |2020-04-23T08:45:34-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

We know that spring is the time when many homeschool families work on transcripts. To help out, we're offering a 30% discount  on all Transcript Maker plans using the code HOME2020. This is the fifth part in our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1, part 2, part 3, part [...]

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