Go Ahead, Be Average.
By Caitlin Muir, CollegePlus!
Let's face it. You
didn't raise your children to be "average." You aren't
satisfied with the status quo. You want your children's
education and life to be extraordinary. That's why you
chose to homeschool. |
What if you found out that there was a way to take your
homeschooling up to the next level? And what if you
discovered a way to help your student graduate college
in a style that fits with your values about education?
There is a way to help your homeschooler become
above-average. It's called
dual credit and
it's simpler than you think.
Every year, thousands of homeschoolers take advantage of
While their peers are settling for just high school
credit, these students are earning high school and
college credit. It's a beautiful thing and it looks
stellar on a high school transcript.
Instead of working harder at school, these students are
working smarter, translating their high school studies
into undergraduate credit. Why settle for a high school
diploma when you can get a jumpstart on your bachelor's
degree? It's even plausible to get your degree by the
time you turn 18 by leveraging the power of
It sounds like a lot of
work though, doesn't it? Possibly, but students who earn
aren't spending their nights studying. Quite the
contrary; instead of missing out on life, students are
starting to live their dreams now.
The following three students are prime examples:
- In Arizona, Melanie
is busy with competitive swimming, teaching swim
lessons, and earning dual credit. She's 17.
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- In California, Caleb
is pursuing his dream to be a Hollywood actor. A
recent homeschool graduate, he was able to schedule
his college studies around the shooting schedule of
his first full-length film. He's 18 and studying for
a degree in Mathematics.
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- Also in California,
18 year old Kelsey has earned dual credit in high
school and she's working her way through earning a
fully accredited bachelor's degree. Kelsey will
graduate from college completely debt-free.
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Kelsey are just
a few of the thousands of above-average homeschool
students who have taken advantage of dual credit. It's
the natural choice for students who want to get ahead on
pursuing their dream.
But what's your child's dream? Is college even a good
dual credit work
Learn more about
here. You can
also get a
called, "How to Combine High School & College".