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 [...]

15 of the best online tools for your homeschool student during coronavirus

By |2020-06-01T08:10:17-04:00June 1st, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Online learning is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The great news for homeschool families is that thousands of tools and resources exist to support your student’s E-learning adventure, now more than ever. From curriculum building and organizational tools to archival records and online museums, it has never been easier to enrich [...]

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 [...]

7 reasons why online learning is here to stay because of coronavirus

By |2020-05-11T08:50:51-04:00May 11th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest|

The COVID-19 crisis will pass, but K-12 online learning could be here to stay for the long-term. Online learning has experienced tremendous growth recently—even before the pandemic—but now it’s exploding in record numbers due to school shutdowns all over the country. According to Bernhard Schroeder’s Forbes article, “Disrupting Education. The Rise of K-12 Online [...]

Applying for college in 2020? Here’s how coronavirus could impact your plans

By |2020-04-21T07:56:57-04:00April 21st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, 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. College campuses are closed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. That means admissions offices are operating at reduced capacity. All of this has thrown [...]

How homeschool families can spend their coronavirus stimulus check

By |2020-04-07T08:34:46-04:00April 7th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest|

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged all of us into a "new normal." For a lot of homeschool families, our routines haven’t changed up all that much—we just stay at home more than usual! For others, the changes have been catastrophic with health issues and job loss. Before moving on, we’d like to know—how are [...]