Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus— Part 2



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Are you wondering how you can help your student make the most of high school? We invite you to join us as we chronicle our adventure through the Unbound Program with CollegePlus.

We have two sons that we’ve homeschooled from the beginning. Now Roger Dean is a senior and Ryan Casey is a junior. This year, we’ve been blessed to receive scholarships to CollegePlus in exchange for blogging our experience. This is part 2 in our series. If you missed our first post, you can find it here.

Learning at the Speed of Life with College Plus

HAVE YOU EVER HAD A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY DERAIL YOUR LESSON PLANS?

Shortly after my two teenage sons, Roger Dean and Ryan, officially started CollegePlus, my husband announced that he was taking us on a week-long vacation to Texas to visit his 88-year-old father. 

In 2005, Granda Farrell had moved back to his home town, a thousand miles away from us. We missed him. (I miss him now.) It had been far too long since our last visit. Although I was thrilled at the thought of seeing him again, I felt a bit of stress not knowing what impact this unexpected trip might have on our studies.

When we start something new in our homeschool, I’ve found it takes time to build momentum. (Can you relate?) Before my sons started CollegePlus, they had taken the Biology CLEP exam and passed. However, “dual-enrollment” (taking college classes while in high school) was (is) still new territory for us. So I wasn’t quite sure taking a break right after we finally got rolling was the best idea. 

Fortunately, one of the great benefits CollegePlus offers every student is a personal coach — and I was able to discuss my concerns with him….

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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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