|How to Prepare Your Homeschooler for College||
|Your twelve-year old child dashes through your backyard sprinkler, giggling with a friend. They’re still so young — no need to think about colleges and jobs, right?
Well, you’d be surprised. Students with college and career ambitions need to start early — particularly with the right courses and activities throughout the high school years. Here is what the College Board recommends for your child who wishes to go to a college or university:
That’s a lot to cover! Choosing a college is an exciting decision for students and parents alike. For most, the decision will determine where your child will spend the next four years of his or her life. Good preparation for this decision means early preparation. HSNATION.com is a must-see site for all high school homeschoolers with goals of attending college. This is because HSNATION is a college preparation resource specifically geared towards homeschool students. For a limited time, and while supplies last, HSNATION would like to give your homeschool student a FREE 2009-2010 college prep book. Log onto HSNATION.com and request your copy today. While you’re there, check out this informative site.
You will be impressed with the sheer volume of beneficial information for college bound students, including, but not limited to 1) how to prepare for college while still in high school, 2) how to develop a high school transcript, 3) how to write a college application essay, 4) how to pay for college through the use of grants, scholarships, earned money, etc., 5) tips from admissions directors and 6) advice from homeschool grads who have made the transition to collegiate life.
As to how to prepare for college while still in high school, HSNATION.com gives your student the following grade specific advice:
In 9th & 10th Grade:
Use the member resources available at HSNATION.com.
In 11th Grade:
Research private scholarship options.
In 12th Grade:
The HSNATION.com site gives pointers on how to effectively write a college application essay (with advice from actual admissions officers), introduces your student to other homeschoolers that have made the transition to college life and gives you great financial information, which is an especially useful tool when preparing for College.
HSNATION.com is an exceptional site for college bound homeschooling students. Check it out and sign up for your free 2009-2010 college prep book. Go to HSNATION.com now and investigate how to get your child into their college of choice. You will be glad you did.
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