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As you start to mull over which classes to take next semester, you may be hoping to get ahead in the college admissions race. So what options are out there?

There are honors classes, Advanced Placement (AP) classes and dual enrollment courses.

How do you choose?

Honors classes often offer the same curriculum as standard high school classes but are tailored for higher-achieving students — covering additional topics or some topics in greater depth.

Advanced Placement classes (AP) prepare you for college as well as for a standardized exam for college credit. It is possible, and not unusual for a student to pass the class with flying colors and still not get college credit due to varying college requirements. It is a good idea to do the research before committing to AP classes.

Dual Enrollment courses are quite different than Honors and AP classes. Dual enrollment provides an opportunity for you to meet your high school requirements and get a head start by earning college credits while experiencing academics in a higher educational environment.

Here are 3 benefits of dual enrollment:

  1. Save Money. Often, dual enrollment courses are offered at a lower rate than the same courses taken after high school.
  2. Get a head start on college. Dual Enrollment is a great way to take college courses and get      ahead before you have even put on that cap and gown. You will find that many courses are offered online. If you plan accordingly, you could earn up to half of the credit required for an undergraduate degree.
  3. Experience higher education. Dual enrollment will give you a chance to learn what it is like to be in college. Get to know your professors and experience college early so you can be more prepared to make important decisions that will shape your future.

If you are interested in dual enrollment, talk to your parent or high school counselor or even give us a shout. Ultimately, it is important that you choose the path that is right for you.

– written by the Truett McConnell University staff

 

Have you joined our Homeschool Guidance Counselor program? Starting with a free high school overview printable and continuing with timely updates each month for every year of high school, this helpful program is a must join for all families homeschooling high school students. Learn more here. 

Are you looking for even more high school helps? Check out these posts from the Teach Them Diligently Blog!

8 Things Every High School Student Should Know. 

• Tips for Writing A College Entrance Essay.

• A thank you note to mom from a grateful homeschool graduate   Mom and dad, if you’re discouraged and wondering if you are making the right decision by homeschooling high school, this is the post for you! :)

 

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Each season, we have produced a party to celebrate the launch of our new convention season. This year, the party will be a REAL BLOWOUT! With a grand total of well over $3,500 in prizes, this is BY FAR be the largest launch party we have ever thrown, and we could not be more excited.


 

Before we get into some of the previews of the prizes you can win at the party tonight, let me remind you to register to win the grand prize and RSVP for the Facebook party. Only those who have done that will receive the door prizes for the party and a $10 Discount Code for a Teach Them Diligently family registration.

Also, be sure to click here to learn about the Official Homeschool Week At Myrtle Beach, SC! The South Carolina Myrtle Beach Area CVB is working hard to make sure that Homeschool Week is unforgettable! They are teaming up with local restaurants, businesses, and attractions in order to get us all the best deals! From discounts on dining, to buy-one-get-one offers, to free coupons—this week is going to be fantastic AND affordable.

#TTD2018 LAUNCH PARTY on Facebook!!!

Since we like to have fun with our launches— AND since we LOVE a good party, we have decided to launch our 2018 season and officially open registration IN STYLE TONIGHT, beginning at 9 pm EST during our #TTD2018 Launch Party on our Facebook Page. We will have fun discussion; learn a lot about what you can expect in 2018; have some ongoing contests; and give away some AWESOME prizes! I do hope you will join us!

Check out some of the amazing prizes we’ll be giving away tomorrow evening during the party…

We’ll be highlighting our new sites– Myrtle Beach, SC; Mobile, AL; and Columbus, OH– with some great family fun giveaways, courtesy of the Myrtle Beach, SC Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Mobile, AL Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and Christian Healthcare Ministries.

      

 

 

 

 

 

By now, you’ve probably seen the fabulous Myrtle Beach prize package. If not, click here for full details about it. Since all of our new sites (and actually the other 3 as well!) have such incredible opportunities for family fun, we wanted to make sure that we gave away some great opportunities there as well.

Mobile Overnight Family Field Trip Prize Package

  • One night at the Renaissance Riverview Plaza hotel
  • A VIP Attraction Pass to some of Mobile’s best family attractions
    • USS Alabama, Bellingrath Gardens & Home, Gulf Coast Exploreum, Five Rivers Delta Attraction, Mobile Carnival Museum, GulfQuest Maritime Museum, Mobile Museum of Art, And more….
  • Mobile Swag!!

$100 Gift Card to the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, courtesy of Ohio-based Christian Healthcare Ministries. (If you have not gotten to know them, I HIGHLY recommend it! Being CHM members has been a tremendous blessing for our family. Click here to learn more.) 

 

But wait, there’s more!!

 

Check out this AMAZING Prize from our friends at Timothy Plan. They have given us an Original Leaf from the First Edition of the 1611 King James Bible, valued at $500. This comes with a certificate of authenticity. WOW! Definitely head over to the Timothy Plan to thank them for donating such a precious prize.

 

Another Homeschool Getaway.

2 friends will win tickets to the Simply Living For Him Retreat

WHERE: The Lodges at Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA
WHEN: July 12-14, 2018
WHO: ALL WOMEN! This retreat is for women only. ALL WOMEN OF ALL AGES AND STAGES OF LIFE! (not just homeschoolers)What is the SLFH Retreat?

*Please note: lodging is not included in the ticket. Ticket is for the event only. 

 

Family Movie Nights

Thanks to our friends at Collide Media Group, we can give away 3 “family 4 packs of tickets” to both Revive Us 2 and Genesis Paradise Lost.  These are both 1 night only Fathom Events happening in a theater near you.

 

 

Online Homeschooling

Thanks to our friends at BJU Press/Homeworks By Precept, we can give away a complete distance learning course of your choice!!

AND A WHOLE LOT MORE!!!

First Time To Attend A Facebook Party?

Are you still a little unsure about how to Facebook Party? It’s easy!! All you need to do is to join us on our Facebook Page  a little before 9 pm Thursday night (9/21/2017)  and follow the conversation there. There will be times when you can answer questions to be eligible to win prizes and other times when we will just be chatting for fun. Some of the conversations will be started via a text or graphic post, but I will also be throwing in  some live video posts as well.  I like to make our parties really fast-paced, so you will want to refresh your feed often to make sure you don’t miss out. F5 will work on a PC and Command R will work on a Mac.

I cannot wait to “see” you tonight!

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About David and Leslie Nunnery

Leslie Nunnery and her husband David founded Teach Them Diligently, the nation’s premier source for gospel-centered homeschool events. With seven years of homeschooling experience from preschool-high school and a passion to encourage and equip homeschool families, this mom of 4 shares her know-how and insights weekly through Teach Them Diligently media and on TeachThemDiligently365.com.

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