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Preparing Your Teen for College and Beyond | Homeschool High School Made Easy 28

When we look back at our homeschool why, it’s sobering to see how close we are to finishing our pursuit of it. Whatever our reason for starting out in the homeschool journey, time is nearly up. In just a few short months, God will say, “Pencils down. Pass the papers in. The homeschool test is finished.” How will we do? Will God weigh us and find us wanting? Or will we hear, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant?” Sometimes it’s hard to tell. And sometimes, we may wish for a do-over. But all the time, if we stay focused on our true homeschool priorities, this day of reckoning can be a joyous anticipation. This post is an excerpt from my new book Homeschool High School Made Easy, available on Amazon. Get your copy today! And don’t miss the prequel, Homeschool Made Easy.

Choosing a College | Homeschool High School Made Easy 25

Picking favorite schools, applying for admissions, finding scholarships, and determining a financial plan take time and effort. Most teens are not highly motivated to even think about these issues, let alone do the paperwork. There are three questions that will help guide you and your student toward the right college for him.

College or Not | Homeschool High School Made Easy 24

Welcome to the month-long series “Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL Made Easy,” a follow-up to the popular “Homeschool Made Easy” series (now published on kindle). I’m sharing tips from my experience as a homeschool graduate and homeschool mother, showing YOU how easy and enjoyable these high school years can be for you and your teen. Be sure to sign up for the entire series so you don’t miss a thing! We are nearing the end of Homeschool High School Made Easy, bringing our final week to a close with a look at life after homeschool and how to get your student ready: college, career, transcripts, the whole nine yards. After several years of bucking the educational system, many homeschool families find traditional college education difficult to imagine. Why go back into the classroom? Do students truly need another four years or more of education and tens of thousands of dollars of debt before beginning real life?     Young people need to think through these issues themselves. Taking these first steps into adulthood is scary, no matter how …