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 […]
Simplify runs a wonderful and supportive group on Facebook called College Confident Homeschoolers (CoCoH for short) that we would love for you to join. This group is for parents homeschooling teens through high school. CoCoH supports you through all the decisions and worries of the high school years and with college applications. The past week […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]