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Practical Tips for Highly Successful High School Students
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Practical Tips for Highly Successful High School Students

What does it take to be highly successful in high school? It’s not a photographic memory or a genius IQ. Dedication and perseverance will go a long way, but there are also a few practical tips you can follow to help you prosper — in high school and beyond. Here are some of our best tips for highly successful high school students. Make being a...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

31 Aug 2016
What if Exam Credits Don’t Transfer?
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What if Exam Credits Don’t Transfer?

Dual credit, particularly credit-by-exam, is a great way for homeschooled teens to earn high school and college credit at the same time. Students who choose to earn credits using the credit-by-exam method have a broader path toward degree completion, and both CLEP and DSST exam credits are widely accepted at colleges and universities throughout the United States. But what if your teen’s college of choice...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

24 Aug 2016
The Top 10 Benefits of Earning Dual Credit this Year
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The Top 10 Benefits of Earning Dual Credit this Year

Wondering if earning dual credit should be part of your educational plan this year? Dual credit programs are a great way for high school students to get a head start on their college education, enabling them to earn high school and college credits at the same time. 1. Dual credit options provide a significant cost savings over a traditional college education. The cost of a...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

17 Aug 2016
How Dual Credit at Home Nearly Cost Me My Life
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How Dual Credit at Home Nearly Cost Me My Life

Hello. My name is Kimberly Snyder. I am a Dual Credit at Home student, and this is my story. I began my DCAH journey in July of 2014, just before the official start of my senior year in high school. Over the following 11 months, I accumulated 35 college credits through CLEP exams. It was pretty great. Very rewarding. I spent the following summer busy,...

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Dual Credit at Home Students

Dual Credit at Home Students

09 Aug 2016
Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family’s Back to School Shopping
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Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family’s Back to School Shopping

The end of summer is coming quick which means it’s back to school soon (for those of us that actually took a break!). You’ve started planning your homeschool curriculum for the year and are getting equipped with lesson plans and textbooks. But, you’re missing something. What about new pencils, notebook paper, rulers, and erasers? Your kids need these essentials, too. Being homeschooled doesn’t mean that...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

03 Aug 2016
What You Need to Know Before Homeschooling High School
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What You Need to Know Before Homeschooling High School

Congratulations on your decision to homeschool – or continue to homeschool – your high school student! We all know it’s a life-changing journey, but it’s also a decision that can be fraught with insecurities. Those of us who have chosen to homeschool through high school have realized that attending a public or private school isn’t the best choice for our kids, and we’re willing to...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

27 Jul 2016
The Dangers of Being a Perfectionist Parent
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The Dangers of Being a Perfectionist Parent

As a parent living in a modern, American society, it’s not hard to get caught up in the struggle for perfection. We hear about perfect parties, perfect grades, and yes, perfect kids. Many parents set this unrealistic goal for their children, not realizing that a failure to achieve perfection can have a damaging effect on our kids and our relationship with them. There are many...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

19 Jul 2016
3 Steps to Help Your Homeschooler Turn their Interest into their Career
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3 Steps to Help Your Homeschooler Turn their Interest into their Career

A friend recently called me to ask about career options for her son — he’s incredibly interested in “weather stuff” and has been charting weather since he was about 10 years old, amounting to 6 years worth of detailed weather charts. My friend wanted to know what she could do to help him explore career options based on this interest. One of the inspiring benefits...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

13 Jul 2016
Why Your Family May Not Need College Scholarships
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Why Your Family May Not Need College Scholarships

The elusive college scholarship that promises a free ride to your teen’s top school is the dream of every hopeful parent, but how realistic are your teen’s chances of winning one? Many websites would have you believe that thousands of dollars in scholarship money goes unclaimed each year, but what you may not have noticed is that most of the sites making these claims are...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

06 Jul 2016
How to Homeschool a Math Genius
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How to Homeschool a Math Genius

Does your homeschooled child find math a breeze? Are you finding it hard to make math challenging and interesting? In some respects, homeschooling a math genius is easy — they love problem solving and can breeze through assignments. On the other hand, kids who are gifted in math may become bored or frustrated with work that just isn’t challenging enough. Here are some tips for...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

30 Jun 2016
10 Ideas for Fun Family Goals this Summer
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10 Ideas for Fun Family Goals this Summer

Life tends to move at a slower pace in the summer so there’s more time for long walks, picnics, naps in the hammock, and outings with friends. With fewer school requirements and extracurricular activities, summer is also a great time to reconnect with your family. Here are 10 ideas for fun family goals you can achieve this summer. 1. Exercise Together Head outside after dinner...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

22 Jun 2016
Great Summer Reads for Teens
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Great Summer Reads for Teens

Summer is fast approaching, which means your teens can take a break from textbooks and indulge in some reading for growth and personal development. The following books have meant a lot to our family, and they’re perfect for an afternoon in the hammock or a day at the beach! Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell – What makes high-achievers different from their peers? According to Malcolm Gladwell,...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

14 Jun 2016
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