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Leap of Faith: A Homeschooling Story

With summer officially over now, or mostly anyway, it’s beginning to feel like it’s time to get back to work. Not that this summer wasn’t a busy one — it definitely was. In spite of this, I was able to squeeze in some time to stretch my creative boundaries and explore a bit, so I wanted to share the results with you as I ease back into a more normal writing schedule.

Specifically, I wanted to share a digital story I made (don’t worry, it’s short!) about how we came to be a homeschooling family. I hope you enjoy it and, just maybe, will be inspired to share your story, too!

 

 

 

 

Lori Dunlap worked for almost twenty years in the corporate world, first as a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies, and then at a large research university as a program director, admissions committee member, and adjunct faculty.  She has homeschooled her two boys since 2011, and recently published her first book, “From Home Education to Higher Education”, published by GHF Press in 2017. You can connect with Lori and find more information about college admissions for homeschoolers at: www.uncommonapplicant.com

Homeschooling and College Admissions

Thanks to HomHomeschool.com Photoeschool.com for helping us get the word out about our “From Home Education to Higher Education” research! This article was posted on their site yesterday:

 

 

Homeschooling and College Admissions – a survey for homeschoolers AND for colleges! Genius!!

My husband and I made the decision to home school our two sons in the middle of their 1st and 4th grade years. It was the end of January, testing season was about to begin again, and we decided enough was enough – it was time for a change. So we jumped into the deep end, knowing instinctively this was the right choice for our family, but without any real plan of what we were going to do or how we were going to do it.

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