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

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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3 Ways You Can Invest Your Time This Summer

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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3 Tips to Having a Fantastic Senior Photoshoot

3 Tips to Having a Fantastic Senior Photoshoot

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 high school...

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5 Ways to Knock Out the Test Taking Jitters

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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3 Ways You Can Help Your Younger Homeschooled Siblings

3 Ways You Can Help Your Younger Homeschooled Siblings

Do you have younger siblings? Do you want to try to help them succeed in whatever they are working through right now but you aren’t sure how? Thinking back on my homeschooling experience, I’ve had many different siblings come alongside me and help me through different stages in my life. I have six older siblings, and so there is a wide variety of skills that...

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3 Reasons Why Every Teenager Should Have a Budget

3 Reasons Why Every Teenager Should Have a Budget

This topic hits close to home for me. I am definitely not a poster child for Dave Ramsey--I’m more like his arch-nemesis! (I’ve always wanted to be the poster child for something, but I think that being an arch-nemesis is WAY cooler!)


R U Cruisin’ Through High School? Take the Quiz!

R U Cruisin’ Through High School? Take the Quiz!

The high school years are a gift given to teenagers as a means to prepare them for the next stage in life, whether it’s going on to college or otherwise starting out in the “real world”. From what I have gathered, (and mind you, I took the DSST test “Foundations of Education”, so I should be correct) the concept of “high school” didn’t come around...

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My Week at Worldview Academy

My Week at Worldview Academy

Hi, friends! Two weeks ago, I spent Sunday through Friday at a camp called Worldview Academy. This unique camp experience gives teens the tools and training to be able to effectively share the Christian worldview with others. In this post, I’ll tell you about my experience at this camp and share with you a few key takeaways that really impacted my approach to evangelism. The...

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So, I’m Going To Tell You What I Really Think About Dual Credit

So, I’m Going To Tell You What I Really Think About Dual Credit

Hey folks, In this post I would like to share my views on not just DCAH but on dual credit in general. I hope this gives insight to some! In 2004, when my oldest brother Adam was 17, I was 5. That’s the year he graduated college…and high school. When my third oldest sister Dianna graduated from college (and high school) she was 17 and...

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Meet a Dual Credit at Home Student: Christian Poteet

Meet a Dual Credit at Home Student: Christian Poteet

Hi all, Julie from Class Hacked here! I know how it feels to be studying and thinking that you are doing this alone, but then I realized just how many of us are earning dual credit through Dual Credit at Home! I want to see how Dual Credit at Home is changing other lives, too, so I decided to interview a student who is also...

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