Welcome to Homeschool Success!

Homeschool SuccessHomeschool Success helps families homeschool high school and plan for college admissions. Barbara Hettle is a veteran homeschooling parent and a certified college counselor. Homeschool Success provides resources and individualized consulting services to students throughout the United States.

Homeschooling High School
Homeschoolers have a wide variety of options for high school, from unschooling to dual enrollment to virtual school. Our blog offers information about all aspects of planning for high school including academics, testing, and extracurricular activities. Homeschooling is a great way for teens to have a more productive and have less stressful high school experience. Homeschoolers also have unique opportunities to develop academic and personal interests.

College for Homeschoolers
Homeschool Success clients have gained admission to a wide variety of colleges including many highly competitive colleges. Building a strong high school record can help make students more competitive for college admissions and merit aid. By understanding the expectation of college admissions offices, homeschoolers can plan to meet their unique educational goals while building track record of testing, academics, and extracurricular activities. Through their college application essays and through homeschool records such as the transcript, course descriptions, and school profile, homeschoolers can build a strong case for the advantages of their unique educational path.

Please Explore
You will find articles on all aspects of homeschooling high school and planning for college admissions as a homeschooler.  You may especially enjoy these articles:

9th Grade Homeschool Planning
Are Colleges Recruiting Homeschoolers?
The Big Talk: Money and College
Ivy League Homeschool Admissions

Thank you for exploring the information and resources available at Homeschool Success. It is our honor to be of service to the homeschooling community. Please feel free to contact us for further information.

Barbara Hettle, Founder of Homeschool Success

 

 

Indiana University

Pre-Med Major? What Your Homeschooler Should Expect

Pre-Med is a popular plan of study for students entering college. Medical careers are considered “recession proof” so that’s part of the appeal. Students are also drawn to the opportunity to be well compensated in a career where they can help people. Medical school admissions are increasingly competitive. Among the top 10 ranked medical schools …

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Baylor University

Great Books Colleges for Homeschoolers

As represented by the popularity of The Well Trained Mind, classical education has been one of the hottest trends in homeschooling. Some classical homeschoolers seek to continue their study of the classics through Great Books college programs. Great Books programs are based on the idea that students benefit from a strong foundation in the Western …

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GED? Is it Necessary for Homeschoolers?

Many people assume that homeschoolers should take the GED test as a way to prove the student has completed high school. While the GED is useful for many adult learners who have dropped out of high school, it is generally a poor choice for homeschooled students. Here’s why: Homeschoolers can graduate from high school Attending …

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How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

  Every year there are families who get taken advantage of by unscrupulous services claiming  to provide special help with college scholarships. It is estimated scholarship scams cost more than $5 million annually and hundreds of thousands of students are affected. These scholarship scams have become so common, the federal government and consumer protection agencies …

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