Museum of Science Fiction Hosts Escape Velocity!

Have you ever created gum drop buildings with a Tie Fighter Pilot? Danced with a Klingon? Flown drones through an obstacle course? You can experience all these and more this Memorial Day Weekend! Check out Escape Velocity, hosted by the Museum of Science Fiction, a science meets pop-culture convention at … Continue reading

Looking Forward: What Parents of Gifted Homeschoolers Need to Do to Keep Their Juniors On Track

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By Lessa Scherrer Homeschool College Admissions Consultant at the Uncommon Applicant.com Much like homeschooling, the college admissions process is mostly a juggling act. Students need to stay on top of classes and activities, nurture relationships with teachers who will write recommendations, find leadership activities and ways to make an impact, as … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE! The G Word: A Story from the Forthcoming Documentary

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    GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum is pleased to present this new exclusive video clip highlighting one of the forthcoming stories from the much anticipated feature documentary THE G WORD, directed and produced by award winning filmmaker Marc Smolowitz. The video, called EXCEPTIONAL MINDS, shares stories from the Big Minds … Continue reading

An Evolution in Homeschooling: It’s Secular, Eclectic, and Academic

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  On April 9, 2015, I was feeling lonely. Not for friends or family. For homeschoolers who, like me, considered themselves secular, eclectic, academic. Prior to having my son Sean, I was a community college professor. During the nine years I had homeschooled him, I came to miss the conversations … 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