For homeschool graduates: 7 ways you can be independent despite living with your parents

By |2021-09-03T08:42:54-04:00September 3rd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Many homeschool graduates end up living with their parents throughout the course of their college years. That’s not just a trend among homeschool families, either: According to 2020 research from the Pew Research Center, 52% of all 18- to 29-year olds still live with their parents. But we all know the main danger of [...]

For homeschool graduates: You don’t need a traditional college campus to find a spouse

By |2021-08-04T12:22:01-04:00August 6th, 2021|Advice, General Interest, Preparing for college|

“We met in college.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard married couples say that.  And while it’s true that many people meet their future spouse on a college campus, not everyone does.  In fact, college campuses are far from the only places to meet a mate. As a homeschool graduate, you [...]

For homeschool graduates: 7 ways to reduce test anxiety in college

By |2021-07-26T09:36:23-04:00July 26th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Preparing for college, Standardized tests|

College exams can be stressful—make that doubly stressful if you’re a homeschool graduate setting foot in a college classroom for the first time. Take open-book exams, for example. The first time I ever had an open-book test was in college. I thought, “Great! I’ll have all the answers available to me, so it shouldn’t [...]

5 ways to make your college application stand out in 2021

By |2021-07-20T09:17:39-04:00July 20th, 2021|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

After the upheaval in all areas of our life—including in higher education—in 2020 caused by COVID-19, there’s a palpable sense of optimism half-way through 2021 that the worst is behind us and colleges across the nation will return to some semblance of normal this fall.  And while it’s still possible that the spread of [...]

The best advice you can read on record keeping and report cards for homeschoolers

By |2021-07-07T08:35:16-04:00July 7th, 2021|Advice, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

As homeschool parents, we know that it's important to keep records for our high school students so that we can create a spectacular transcript for them. But we also know that record-keeping can be a tedious and confusing process. What’s the best way forward? Another concern I often hear from homeschool parents is whether [...]

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