Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 1

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Making the Most of High School

HOW CAN WE MAKE THE MOST OF THESE FINAL DAYS OF HOMESCHOOLING?

Unbelievable as it may seem, my firstborn son is now a high school senior and his brother is a junior. Where did the years go?

In the joyful chaos that was my life after my second son was born a mere 19 months after my first, a dear friend warned me, “The days are long but the years are short.” Looking back to that day now, I marvel at the truth of her statement.

I’m so grateful that my husband suggested we homeschool. Thanks to his leadership, I have a collection of memories of learning of side-by-side with my sons. Together, we have studied world history, philosophy, speech communications, debate, art and music history, robotics, farming, and many other engaging subjects.

Now my sons are young men, preparing to embark on a new level of independent learning that will help equip them to lead their own families and make an impact on our world.

A COLLEGE DEGREE IS THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

For many employers today, a college degree is the new high school diploma. Some doors simply will not open without one. Knowing this, we set out to find a means of obtaining one without incurring a mountain of debt. Our search brought us to CollegePlus….

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Written by Stacy Farrell

Stacy Farrell

Stacy Farrell fell in love with Jesus in 1991. She has homeschooled her two sons for more than ten years with the support of her husband of more than 20 years. She cares deeply about helping students cultivate and defend a biblical worldview. To that end, she founded Home School Adventure Co. and created Philosophy Adventure, The Wise Woman with Literary Analysis Journal Questions, Philippians in 28 Weeks, the Mere Christianity Critical Analysis Journal, Creative Freewriting Adventure, I’d Rather Be Your Mommy, and Celebrating Manhood. You can learn more about her at http://homeschooladventure.com

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