From Home Education to Higher Education: A Review of Lori Dunlap’s New Book

higher ed

by Celi Trépanier What do you think the number one concern associated with homeschooling would be? If you ask me, I’d have to say the socialization question: How will my homeschooled child find friends and be able to interact socially with other children? In reality, socialization has proven to be … Continue reading

Beyond K12: Career (and Life) Options

by Wes Beach Young people are inundated with similar, prescriptive, one-size- fits-all messages that come at them from many directions: The surest route to a successful life is to build an exceptional record in K-12 schools, especially in high school, proceed directly to a prestigious college or university, earn a degree, and sincerely … Continue reading

College Admissions for Homeschoolers: Three More Inevitable Questions

“Being homeschooled isn’t enough to make you interesting anymore.” This is what one college admissions officer shared with me during a recent phone interview, an interview I’d requested as part of my research for my first book about college admissions for homeschoolers. It certainly wasn’t a perspective I had expected to … Continue reading

The Role of Competition Mathematics for College Admissions and Beyond

competition mathematics

Mathematical talent is more important than ever in today’s highly technical world, and yet, the US high school math curriculum still fails our students. Confused instruction and reliance on standardized testing do not produce students who have the creativity necessary to be tomorrow’s thinkers. Parents and students alike are seeking … Continue reading