Are you homeschooling high school or just thinking about it? Do you wonder if your homeschooled teen would get into college? No need to worry! Colleges are looking for motivated, self-starters, like our homeschooled teens.
This book is your Must have Guide to College for Homeschoolers and covers what you need to help your teen get into the college of their choice. Recommended by Lessa Scherrer, a Certified College Counselor and a homeschooling mama of 3. It is written in an easy-to-read fashion,as if you were just sitting down with the author and talking together over a cup of coffee or tea.
Homeschooling High School with College in Mind lays out 10 easy steps for going from high school to college. It covers everything from making your official homeschool transcripts like the colleges are used to seeing, writing your course descriptions and reference letters and more, plus the fun of doing high school electives with your teen.
This NEW edition includes 7 NEW Chapters including my best tips on the Common Application. Top Sources for College Scholarships, how to do SAT/ACT Prep, making your own Homemade Courses and more. High School Planning Printables are included in the book and are also available for download.
It is packed with additional information to make the whole college admission process easier. Learn how to showcase your student's accomplishments to the colleges, while keeping your nurturing homeschooling style front and center.
Betsy Sproger is the owner and writer at BJ's Homeschool and is a veteran homeschooler and blogger. She homeschooled her 2e daughter from preK all the way to college.
Her daughter was accepted into all of the colleges that she is applied to with scholarship offers, including a tier one University. She studied at her top choice University and graduated with a B.A. in Communications, cum laude.
Betsy's desire is to help parents homeschool high school and make the whole college application process easier and more accessible. She wants to help homeschooled teens reach for the stars and become all that they were meant to be.
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About the Author
Betsy continued homeschooling her through high school, when she began writing about their journey on her blog, BJ's Homeschool at https://www.bjshomeschool.com.
During that time she helped her daughter get into college, doing the research on college admissions for homeschoolers all around the U.S. Her daughter got into each of the colleges on her list, with scholarship offers, which was such a blessing.
Betsy then shared tips for doing your own high school journey in her first edition of "Homeschooling High School with College in Mind". And her daughter did the initial formatting and appeared on the cover of the first edition!
Later, in this 2nd edition shown above, Betsy updated her book to include new information on things like the Common College Application, with her step-by-step guide. She also added new chapters on finding college scholarships, test prep for SAT or ACT, and more, which are all in the second edition available here on Amazon.
Betsy is a long time homeschooler and a former Occupational Therapist who came home to educate her 2e daughter and to be there as a full time mom.
She lives in WA state and enjoys gardening, knitting/hand arts with church friends and lots of hiking, with her camera in tow. Her daughter is now a college grad, who earned a B.A. in Communications, and is working in her field.
Betsy's mission is to help and encourage moms and to make homeschooling high school easier and more fun, for any and all high school teens, whether they are headed to college or not.
Lessa Scherrer is a Certified College Counselor from College Inside Track. who specializes in helping homeschooled teens and students get into the college of their choice. She also is an expert in working with learning disabled teens and getting them into college. She travels the country each year to keep up on the lastest re college admissions.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Foreword by Lessa Scherrer
Chapter 1: Skipping Public School All the Way to College with Tips for New Homeschoolers
Chapter 2: 101 Reasons to Homeschool High School
Chapter 3: Researching College and Getting Started
Chapter 4: Planning High School with College in Mind
Chapter 5: Choosing Your High School Curriculum
Chapter 6: Three Ways to High School Credit
Chapter 7: Making Your Teen's Transcripts
Chapter 8: High School Electives and Activities
Chapter 9: Making Homemade Courses
Chapter 10: Writing a Winning College Essay
Chapter 11: Course Descriptions and Reference Letters
Chapter 12: The Common Application
Chapter 13: Preparing Your Teen for College Writing
Chapter 14: Dealing with College Testing SAT/ACT
Chapter 15: Top Sources for College Scholarships
Chapter 16: Dealing with “Those Questions” from Others
Chapter 17: Don’t Forget the FUN!
Appendix – Downloadable Planning Forms
About the Author