Reality Check: Homeschoolers Are NOT Entitled to College Admission and Scholarships

Do you have a sense of entitlement? Sure, homeschooling can be difficult, but does that mean your child deserves college admission without even trying? No! Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you college admission and scholarships will be easy, just because you homeschool! “Why do I have to do this to get my child […]

Reality Check: Homeschoolers Are NOT Entitled to College Admission and Scholarships  - By Lee Binz

Letting Go and Staying Close

Regardless of their differences and unique choices, homeschoolers have one thing in common. Homeschoolers love their children and like being around them – most days, anyway. Life is not always blissful and homeschool children don’t always behave perfectly. I know, because I’ve been there myself! We tend to forget about the bad days and feel […]

Letting Go - By Lee Binz

Don’t Forget Course Descriptions!

Have you been procrastinating about putting together your homeschool records? Don’t forget about course descriptions! A great way to prove the rigorous nature of your homeschool is by writing course descriptions. Course descriptions are especially valuable for college-bound kids because colleges want to know exactly what was taught and how rigorous the nature of those […]

Dont Forget Course Descriptions

College Application: The Parent’s Role

Are you dreading the college application process? It is time-sensitive and very involved. Each college has unique requirements. Competition can be fierce and each application demands close attention. The rewards of success can be great but the risks of failure can seem disastrous! What kind of parent will you be when it comes to college […]

College Application Parent Role

Are You Doing Too Much?

Are you doing too much? It’s a temptation when parents feel stressed about high school. Some parents tend to go overboard with the homeschool workload. Is that you? At first, parents just aren’t sure what homeschool high school should look like. Then in sophomore and junior year, in a panic over college, they pile even more work on […]

Are You Doing Too Much - By Lee Binz

Make College Affordable: Homeschool College

It’s a very familiar story … you had the best of intentions, but you just haven’t been saving for your child’s college tuition as much as you should. Fortunately, much like buying a car, hardly anyone pays the full sticker price for college. Don’t let the tuition price of colleges, especially private schools, scare you. […]

Make College Affordable: Homeschool College

Decoding College Admission Policies

Navigating college admission requirements can be intimidating, especially for homeschoolers. Big words, scary phrases, acronyms … it’s hard to cut through the code of admission policies! But take heart, once you break down to see what’s behind all the edu-speak, usually you will find college policies are fairly reasonable. Let’s look at some admission policies […]

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