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Prepare Your High School Student for College

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, High School, High School Homeschool, high school reading, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

colleBefore you know it, college will be knocking at your door. As the parent of a high school student, it’s your job to make sure the transition is as easy as possible. Don’t wait until senior year before you start thinking about preparation. Right now you can begin helping your child put their best foot […]



College, Homeschool Style

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, High School, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Student Loans, Transcripts

by Rachel Phillips [Editor’s Note: Skidmore’s University Without Walls is closing in May. We chose to re-print this article from 2007 as an overview of the college experience in general. Currently, UMASS, Amherst offers a UWW program, as do other institutions around the country. http://www.umass.edu/uww/.] Since the time I was a teenager homeschooling through the […]



Looking Back After A Year of College, Part 2

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, Record Keeping, Transcripts, University

by Shannon Lee Clair, Princeton University Class of ‘09 Shannon homeschooled from second grade through high school in Los Angeles, CA. This is the second of a series of articles reflecting on her experiences homeschooling and making the transition to college. The noise in the room was overwhelming. In the centre, under the dim, pink […]