Tag: homeschooling

How to Learn at Home During COVID-19

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of California, Los Angeles

The coronavirus pandemic has the majority of students learning at home. These tips will help you succeed at school from the confines of your computer screen! read more

5 Tips for Sudden Homeschool Students and Parents

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Department of Education Studies Professor, Seton Hall University

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some parents are learning how to homeschool their kids for the first time. If you're one of them, here are some tips to help get you through. read more

Picking a College as a Homeschooler

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College Student

The college search process can seem intimidating at first, especially for us homeschoolers. How can you figure out which college is your future home away from home? read more

Surviving the Switch from Homeschooling to College

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Student

A once-homeschooled student shares her steps for smoothing the transition to college. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: What Records Do Colleges Want?

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Professor, Author

Every state has its own requirements regarding what records homeschools need to maintain. What should you be preparing? Use this advice and checklist to keep track! read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: Creating Transcripts

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Professor, Author

For colleges and universities, proof of graduation is the transcript that indicates which courses were completed, when, and what grade was earned. To make sure your transcripts are adequate, you'll need to include the right information. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: Pros and Cons of College Courses During Homeschool High School

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Professor, Author

It is not unheard of for homeschooled students to graduate from high school with enough college credits for an associate degree. Here's how to best navigate that practice. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: What Is Taught in High School to Prepare for College

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Professor, Author

What children should be taught in high school is regulated in part by the state in which they live but is primarily driven by the knowledge and skills that colleges and universities want incoming students to have. read more

Unschooling Homeschooling and the Path to College

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Professor, Author

"Unschooling," a term created by John Holt in the 1960s, is in many respects the epitome of student-directed learning in the homeschool environment. read more

College-Prep Homeschooling: Electives, Graduating Early, and Admission Requirements

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Professor, Author

Theoretically, a student could complete high school courses in less than four years--perhaps in as little as two years. However, you should seriously consider why you would want your child to do so. read more