Is your student trying to decide between going to a local school and staying home? Is it hard to imagine what homeschooling high school might look like for them? If so Farrar and Jill are offering a one-time class for students in middle school who are thinking about homeschooling for high school. We would love […]
Test optional schools are colleges that allow most students to apply without traditional standardized test scores, such as the SAT and ACT. A few years ago, when test-optional started to take off at more and more schools, the policy often excluded homeschoolers. Today, more colleges and universities seem to be reconsidering that exclusion. Here at […]
Did you know that Simplify runs a Facebook group for parents homeschooling college bound teens? It’s called College Confident Homeschoolers, and it is a place where all of us who are homeschooling the high school years can come together and discuss topics that pertain to this journey. It is a very supportive and informative group […]
Hey, all! Jill and Farrar will be at it again next month. This time we’ll be taking your questions about the basics of college admissions for homeschoolers. This webinar is hosted in our Facebook goup and is especially for parents of 10th-11th graders (although all are welcome). Remember no question is too simple! And feel […]
You asked for them and we heard you. The first set of GPS history question answers are here. When they’re all complete, we will be putting them together into a single file and sending them to all users who have purchased the curriculum. In the meantime, look for more files here in the coming weeks. […]
Global Perspective Studies, or GPS as we call it, is a secular humanities core for the high school student. If you are looking for something different for high school than GPS just might be it. With Global Perspective Studies we wanted to create a high school program that would do more and offer more to […]
Resources for the homeschool parent working through the college application process.
1. Begin working on your student’s transcript and course descriptions – If you haven’t already started working on a transcript, now is the time to do so. A good way to begin is to gather all your notes on your student’s past years and to have their senior year courses planned. Then start plugging the […]
Join Farrar and Jill as they discuss community colleges as a viable path for homeschoolers. Many homeschoolers decide to utilize the local community college for dual enrollment and increasingly more homeschool graduates are deciding to take the community college path after graduation. Is community college right for your family? Listen to our latest podcast to […]
Have a homeschooler who will be applying to colleges this fall? If so this list is for them.
Join Farrar and Jill as they discuss Simplify’s new curriculum offering for high schoolers – Global Perspective Studies. GPS… is secular is challenging features diverse authors has a wide variety of writing assignments is adaptable to lots of profiles of students Listen as Farrar and Jill discuss GPS and why they are so excited about […]
MuseCast Modays are back in a new season with Jill and Farrar! We are so excited to be podcasting again and can’t wait to bring you new episodes every other week on topics ranging from college admissions to homeschooling with our new curriculum, GPS. In this episode, Jill and Farrar talk about the college admissions […]