About Paul Watson

Paul has authored dozens of articles on life and business, contributed to e-books, written software curriculum for adults, and coordinated multiple blood drives. He's also married to a woman who, admittedly, is smarter than him, and he has a young son who is not smarter than him (yet).

6 reasons the traditional college experience may not be all it’s cracked up to be

By |2021-06-22T07:46:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

FOMO (fear of missing out) is real. If you and your homeschool student are considering alternatives to traditional college, including exclusively obtaining a degree through distance learning, you may be concerned about missing out on the normal college experience.  Some say college is the best time you’ll ever have in life—that this is as [...]

6 superfoods (and 1 liquid) that will supercharge your homeschool family

By |2021-06-16T08:27:29-04:00June 16th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The homeschool life is a busy one. It goes without saying that making time to eat healthy meals and snacks as a family is a challenge. It can be tempting to just grab fast food instead of putting in the effort to make a home-cooked meal, or to just reach for something salty or [...]

8 benefits of homeschooling through college

By |2021-05-26T08:28:12-04:00May 26th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning, Tips for high school|

Have you ever considered homeschooling through college? If that idea sounds odd, bear with me. Homeschooling through college simply means that you take all your classes remotely. Here at Transcript Maker, we think this can be a great option for students. Why? Here are eight benefits we think you’ll like. 1. It typically costs [...]

How to pick a college major in 2021

By |2020-12-14T09:42:03-05:00December 14th, 2020|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Preparing for college|

Are you a homeschool student preparing to go to college in 2021? Chances are you’re still debating the huge decision of which major to pursue. Maybe you’ve narrowed down your list to two or three but haven’t finalized anything yet. The global COVID-19 pandemic might’ve added even more uncertainty to your decision, as you [...]

Homeschooling is not the same as quarantine schooling

By |2020-10-27T09:42:35-04:00October 27th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

“Quarantine schooling” sounds like a science fiction term, doesn’t it? But this is 2020 and anything goes! This term has come into common parlance during COVID-19 shutdowns as parents increasingly oversee their children’s education at home. The thing about quarantine schooling is that it shares little in common with homeschooling, even in [...]

8 ways grandparents can help with homeschooling during coronavirus

By |2020-10-05T13:35:23-04:00October 1st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

Grandparents can play an important role in homeschooling. That’s particularly true this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed millions of unprepared families into the world of school-at-home.  Maybe you’re a grandparent not sure where to begin helping your grown children with the challenge of home education. Or maybe you’re a homeschool parent looking [...]

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