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How to Keep Your Teen Interested (and Engaged) in High School at Home
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How to Keep Your Teen Interested (and Engaged) in High School at Home

We’ve talked before about how the thought of homeschooling our teens through high school can be intimidating. The coursework may be tougher and take more planning than we’ve been used to, but there are some huge benefits to homeschooling through these years. One key to success is keeping our teens interested and engaged, so here’s a few tips that we’ve learned over the years. Create...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

08 Jun 2016
How to Help Your Teen Land Their First Summer Job
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How to Help Your Teen Land Their First Summer Job

Is your teen ready to start earning a little extra cash this summer? More than 2.1 million young people, ages 16 to 24 held summer jobs in 2015, and that number is expected to rise a bit this year. Summer jobs are great for teens because they help teach responsibility and they are a great way to start saving for the future. Here are some...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

01 Jun 2016
Dual Diplomas at Home: How I Just Graduated From College at 17
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Dual Diplomas at Home: How I Just Graduated From College at 17

As a quick intro to the program I have been following, I’ve been enrolled in Dual Credit at Home, a program that has helped me take college level courses and examinations that award me college credits that count both towards my high school AND college credit requirements! This has allowed me to complete my high school and college education at the same time. Well, friends,...

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Julie

Julie

25 May 2016
How to Turn Your Non-Reader into a Reader
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How to Turn Your Non-Reader into a Reader

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis As a homeschooling parent, you already know how important reading is. It readily opens doors to adventure, learning, and creativity. But a love of reading doesn’t always come naturally. It needs to be nurtured and developed over time, and it starts with you. Here...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

11 May 2016
3 Ways You Can Invest Your Time This Summer
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3 Ways You Can Invest Your Time This Summer

Now, I know that every homeschooling family does things differently, but a lot of us get to take a break from school in the summer. (Can I hear an amen!) That’s practically three entire months of non-academic, focused time that we can use to accomplish anything we want to! Do you want to be productive this summer? Do you want to use this time to...

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Julie

Julie

04 May 2016
20 Ways Parents Can Prepare Their High Schoolers for College
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20 Ways Parents Can Prepare Their High Schoolers for College

As parents, we want the best for our children. As we help our children start earning college credit in high school or get ready to graduate, it can be difficult to know just how to prepare them for the challenges ahead. No matter what level of high school or college level achievement your student has attained, these twenty tips will help your student start college...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

27 Apr 2016
How to Go from Writing at a High School Level to Writing at a College Level
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How to Go from Writing at a High School Level to Writing at a College Level

Most high school students spend years preparing for college, especially when it comes to writing. No matter how perfect your sentence structure, grammar, and vocabulary, you may still find that college-level writing is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before and nothing like you’ve prepared for. If you’re finding the transition difficult, you’re not alone. Obviously, standards are a bit higher at the college-level, but there’s...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

20 Apr 2016
3 Tips to Having a Fantastic Senior Photoshoot
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3 Tips to Having a Fantastic Senior Photoshoot

Hi Citizens! A week ago today, I had my senior pictures taken. I absolutely adore the way the pictures turned out! This photoshoot was a special event, because not only do these pictures commemorate my high school graduation, but they also memorialize my graduation from college, both of which will take place in May! If you want to learn how you too can graduate from...

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Julie

Julie

13 Apr 2016
17 Ways to Not be Unprepared to Home School High School
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17 Ways to Not be Unprepared to Home School High School

You’ve gotten through the middle school years so far, and perhaps you are thinking “That was hard. How on earth will I be able to make it through homeschooling high school?” Don’t be overwhelmed. I assure you that I felt the same way! But looking back over many years of homeschooling, I can clearly see how my fears were unfounded. I have learned some very...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

06 Apr 2016
Does My Teen Have to Take the SAT and/or the ACT?
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Does My Teen Have to Take the SAT and/or the ACT?

Does your teen inwardly groan at the thought of slogging through the SAT or the ACT just to get into college? This collegiate rite of passage has been around for a while now, even though it’s widely acknowledged that standardized tests are not the most comprehensive way to evaluate a student’s knowledge or potential. The good news is that many colleges and universities are finally...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

30 Mar 2016
5 Ways to Knock Out the Test Taking Jitters
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5 Ways to Knock Out the Test Taking Jitters

Students, welcome to “Julie’s School for Those Who Chronically Feel Unprepared on Test Days”! I am Julie, your sensei. Learn from me. Are you the type of student who studies a lot but never feels completely prepared? Do you get terribly nervous during tests? Do you wonder if you’ll ever conquer your fear of test taking? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions,...

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Julie

Julie

23 Mar 2016
Creative Ways to Stay Connected With Your Teen While They’re Schooling Independently
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Creative Ways to Stay Connected With Your Teen While They’re Schooling Independently

Your teen is embarking on a journey toward academic and real-world independence. It’s an exciting time for both of you — one that should be embraced and enjoyed. Dual Credit at Home Study Plans and Extra Mile Assignments are a complete, comprehensive package, and while your teen will be able to do much of the work independently, it’s important to stay connected and involved throughout...

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Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

Becky Muldrow & the Dual Credit at Home Team

17 Mar 2016
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