About Holly Urbach

Holly Williams Urbach writes and works as a virtual assistant in sunny central Texas. When not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors, doing yoga, and watching Marvel movies with her family.

5 top causes of burnout for homeschool parents

By |2019-10-08T09:58:32-04:00October 8th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

If you’ve been a home educator for any length of time, you know one thing—homeschool burnout is real! Believe me, I know. As a longtime homeschooler since 1993 and the former director of a homeschool enrichment academy, I talk with many parents about the issues that they encounter in homeschooling their children. That’s why [...]

The 7 worst mistakes I made on my high schooler’s transcript

By |2019-09-25T12:20:24-04:00September 25th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Creating a high school transcript is stressful for any homeschool parent. You want to do the best job you can so that your student can get into the college of his or her dreams. But here’s the thing: You have to think like a school administrator and a college admissions officer. That’s asking a [...]

The 7 biggest challenges of homeschooling through high school

By |2019-02-04T15:41:38-04:00February 4th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Remember the days when teaching your child took an hour or so a day? The fun of ABCs and 123s, storybooks, and nap time? Most homeschool parents feel pretty confident about their ability to teach their child in the early elementary school years. Then you blink and have a ninth grader on your hands. Your [...]

7 ways to serve students with special needs at your school

By |2018-12-11T08:58:47-04:00December 11th, 2018|Administration, Advice, Leadership Tips for Small Schools, Tips for high school|

How can your private school serve students with special needs? Especially operating on a modest budget with a small staff? Both good questions that we’ll address in this blog post! While private schools aren’t required to provide special education programs or services, you should have some understanding of how to accommodate these students, what types [...]