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Personal Finance: A subject we should all be teaching our teens

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Is personal finance and budgeting a required class for your homeschooled high schooler? It is in our homeschool. 
I believe that money management and time management are two very important subjects that are often ignored. Both are subjects that our children will need great skills in for the rest of their lives! Hoping that they just figured it out on their own is wishful thinking. 
Children learn from adult modeled behavior. Is it any surprise then, if parents don't handle their money well, their children will not either? And if you look at statistics, most don't ever figure it out, at least not how to manage it well. (continue reading)

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Should I Go to College?

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Deciding whether or not you should go to college is far more complex than Googling a pro/con list. In my opinion, the only question that should determine whether or not you should earn your bachelor’s degree, is this:

What do you want to do with your life?.....continue reading

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Bachelor of Arts vs Bachelor of Science: Which to Choose?

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Science Student

What is the difference between a BA and a BS, and which one should I choose?

Understanding this concept could save you some blood, sweat, and tears, whether you know what you want and just need to know the best way to get there, or are just focusing on figuring out the first right step toward… something.

So let’s talk about that.

 

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What's Next? High School and Beyond

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It’s a common question to which children give common answers: firefighter, doctor, race car driver. My answer for a long time was "figure skater."

As we age, we may come up with more sophisticated ideas—a marketing specialist or entrepreneur. But none of this career talk truly gets to the heart of the question: what do you want to be?

Free online conference, August 9th and 10th, to help both students and parents prepare for life after high school and college........continue reading

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How your homeschool senior can earn 6 college credits in just a few weeks

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Did you know your homeschool student can earn six college credits in just two weeks? In 2015, Lumertit offered free college coaching to students on how to do just that. Over 1,000 students took them up on the offer!

You may be asking yourself "How did they do that?" There are actually many ways to earn college credits faster than your typical one semester class:

  1. Self-paced courses

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