Many of these things won’t hurt a student who is applying for less selective schools! And no student’s transcript is perfect. Everyone will make some choices that weren’t the best options in hindsight. Plus, you have to plan thinking about the kid you have and what they need, not just what colleges might want. Sometimes […]
Tips for New Homeschoolers
Things to remember and pitfalls to avoid if you’re starting homeschooling right now.
The Homeschool High School Advantage
Thinking about homeschooling high school? There are actually a lot of advantages.
What Does an Eclectic Homeschool Look Like?
Looking for a more flexible, tailored approach to homeschooling? Go eclectic!
Quarantined with High Schoolers Weekly Update 3/27
Welcome to our weekly quarantined with high schoolers blog post. We’re Simplify Homeschool and just like you, we’re also confined to our homes with teens who miss all their friends and energy outlets. We wanted to start this as a regular check in especially for parents with older kids since so much of what we’ve […]
Quarantined with High Schoolers Weekly Update 3/20
Welcome to our weekly quarantined with high schoolers blog post. We’re Simplify Homeschool and just like you, we’re also confined to our homes with wonderful, creative, hungry, grouchy teens. We wanted to start this as a regular check in especially for parents with older kids since so much of what we’ve seen is geared toward […]
So you’re unexpectedly homeschooling your high school kid…
With Covid-19/Coronavirus, schools nationwide are starting to close up and we’re not totally sure for how long. We know a lot of families are probably thrown into limbo. It’s scary. We know that it’s especially scary when you have a teenager. Your teen has plans, friends, and is probably on a trajectory toward a future. […]
Colleges with Extra Hoops for Homeschoolers
Looking for our list? Click right HERE! When you decided to homeschool high school, you probably heard about how homeschool friendly college admissions have become. For the most part, that’s true. Colleges are used to homeschoolers. Many colleges have special admissions officers devoted to reading homeschool applications. Homeschoolers can show off their unique educational paths, […]
Free Election Guide for Young People!
Sorting through elections is always a tricky task. This election guide, written by homeschool dad and political expert Peter Orvetti, focuses on learning about how the process works. It’s not just useful for students, but for anyone who doesn’t understand how American elections work. They can be complex, after all. In case you’re concerned, this […]
Write Your Class Descriptions in 6 Easy Steps
As a homeschooler, you will most likely have the opportunity to write your own course descriptions when your high school student applies to college. Some parents don’t realize they have this task coming. Others are stressed out when they think about it. We want to help you prepare and also relax. We help families with […]
How Much Co-op?
Aren’t sure how much time to commit to outside classes? Try this guide.
When Your Student Doesn’t Want to Homeschool
Convincing a reluctant kid to homeschool can be the biggest homeschooling challenge you face.