How much did homeschooling grow in your state during the pandemic?

By |2021-04-15T08:52:09-04:00April 15th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

We all had a feeling that homeschooling was going to mushroom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, we have some hard statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau showing just how dramatic that growth has been. Overall, the numbers show a jump in U.S. homeschool households from 5.4% in spring of 2020 to 11.1% by the [...]

A beginner’s guide to homeschool transcripts: What should I put on a transcript?

By |2021-04-12T10:03:13-04:00April 8th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, 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 20% discount  on all Transcript Maker plans using the code SPRING2021. It's April. That means the college application season is just around the corner. Is your family ready? If you're like a lot of people, the [...]

For remote learners in college: An 8-step productivity schedule that will help you get the most out of your day

By |2021-03-30T08:43:30-04:00March 29th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Are you a homeschool student considering online learning for college? That can be a great step to take: You can earn a degree or credential faster and for less cost, and potentially work at the same time, tucking away some money for the future. But being a remote learner in college also poses challenges. [...]

The 5 biggest mistakes I made as a distance learner in college

By |2021-02-15T09:34:46-05:00February 15th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken remote learning fully mainstream. We can now see that millions of students—whether in a K-12 school or at college—can learn skills and obtain credentialing exclusively via the Internet. And thrive doing it! That’s not to say that distance learning doesn’t pose its challenges. It definitely does. I know firsthand. [...]

4 signs you’re pushing yourself too hard (and 4 signs you aren’t pushing yourself hard enough)

By |2021-01-19T08:18:34-05:00January 19th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, High school transcripts, Tips for high school|

There’s no doubt about it: High school can be a challenging time. An alarming 70 percent of teens say that anxiety and depression are a major problem among their peers. A 2018 American Psychology Association survey reported that adolescents had worse mental health and higher levels of anxiety and depression than any other age [...]

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