How to Explore Career Paths and Plan for Your Future

As children we all have big dreams for what we will become when we “grow up.” These dreams often change and develop as our interests or focus changes. In kindergarten I fell in love with school and just knew I’d be a teacher.  But in 4th grade we studied the Civil Rights Movement, and I […] READ MORE

How to Prepare for Life after Graduation

You’ve made it! All of the work, the struggles, and the perseverance has paid off and you are about to graduate from high school. Congratulations! No doubt your mind is filled with dreams for this summer, to travel, relax, and spend time with friends and family before you move into this next phase of life. […] READ MORE

Student Showcase: Fighting Dyslexia: The Gift of Homeschooling

When the private school Ella Crawford was attending decided to implement Common Core, mom Holly knew it was time for a change. “I tried for so many years to build her self-esteem,” Holly says. “Common Core is not made for a dyslexic child. I did not want to destroy her self-esteem. You never want to […] READ MORE

Homeschool Myth Busting: My Child Will Not Get Into College

If you are in the home stretch of homeschooling high school, you are most likely staring down one of the biggest mountains yet, the college application process. Applying for colleges, from the essay and the transcripts to the campus visits has left many seasoned homeschoolers shaking in their boots. But, while college admissions for homeschoolers, […] READ MORE

NCAA Requirements: How to Know You’re On Track

You’re at the top of your game and your dreams of being an elite athlete as your chosen college is within reach. Training and learning are like breathing for you, and you’re working hard to balance them with the other demands on your plate. But, did you know that you could disqualify yourself from playing […] READ MORE

FASFA Financial Aid Strategies for Homeschoolers

Is your homeschooler getting ready for college?  Do you have questions about what kind of federal aid you might be eligible for?  Over 71% of college students will graduate with student loan debt. What a frightening thought!  We don’t want your student to be a part of that 71%, so we have done the research […] READ MORE

Homeschooling Ahead of the Curve, Keep College in Mind

Parents often wonder if their homeschooled child is ready for college. As a school counselor that has been working with kids for five years, I often hear the question: How soon is too soon to begin thinking about college for homeschoolers? Depending on the student, you could start as early as eighth or ninth grade. […] READ MORE