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Creationeering in the 21st Century: A Biblical Mandate

Speaker: Dr. Mark Horstemeyer This session distinguishes between science and engineering and the biblical mandate of creationeering which includes the creation of new materials, systems, structures, and processes. Creationeering is the joining of engineering with business aspects for entrepreneurship. An overview of the different types of engineering, why to consider engineering, and what to expect […]

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Giving Your Teen Direction in an Uncertain Year

Speaker: Matthew Bullington How can you give your teen guidance on planning for a career path when the whole world seems to be upside-down? The past year has brought a lot of changes to the college-prep process, from test-optional application options, changing deadlines, and rapidly evolving standardized exams. We’ll cover the biggest changes for the […]

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Dual Enrollment: When, Where, Why and How?

Speaker: Shellie Doub There’s a national trend for students to take college classes while still in high school at increasingly younger ages. This presentation will provide an overview of how parents can know if their child is “college ready” and what students should consider before enrolling in a dual credit course. Listen Now

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Help! My Student’s Interests Are All Over the Place!

Speaker: Pat Wesolowski It is one thing when students are sure of their post-high school plans, but it is totally different when they have no clue or, perhaps more difficult, when they have so many varied plans that you are not sure how to help! How do parents steer students towards the best choice? When […]

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Dual Enrollment: When, Where, Why and How?

Speaker: Shellie Doub There’s a national trend for students to take college classes while still in high school at increasingly younger ages. This presentation will provide an overview of how parents can know if their child is “college ready” and what students should consider before enrolling in a dual credit course. Listen Now

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Developing a Plan for High School: Sample Four-Year Plans

Speaker: LaNissir James What plan would suit your high school student? What subjects do you teach and when? Do you follow a basic high school plan, a general college prep plan, or a rigorous college prep plan? This seminar will help organize your thoughts and lay the groundwork for a viable four-year plan. You’ll learn […]

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Understanding the Phases of High School

Speaker: Matthew Bullington Want to know what your teen should be focusing on to prepare for college and a career? In this session we will break high-school down into four crucial phases that build on each other, and give you the tools to determine what should be the priority for this next year, how to […]

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Homeschooling High School: Will They Be Ready?

Speaker: Charlotte Ellard Soon to graduate her 12th child, Charlotte shares successes and failures in homeschooling high school. She not only has a seasoned parent’s perspective, but having been recruited by Berry College as Coordinator of Homeschool Admission she also has an admission counselor’s perspective. A year-by-year overview of how to approach homeschooling through high […]

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Homeschooling the College-Bound Teen: Navigating the Road to Admission

Speaker: LaNissir James For teens preparing to attend 4-year colleges or universities, this seminar provides resources to help you prepare teens for the challenges of college, determine parameters for selecting a college, and navigate the college application process. You’ll receive information on making the most of a college visit, interacting with college admissions officers, and […]

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Giving Your Teen Direction in an Uncertain Year

Speaker: Matthew Bullington How can you give your teen guidance on planning for a career path when the whole world seems to be upside-down? The past year has brought a lot of changes to the college-prep process, from test-optional application options, changing deadlines, and rapidly evolving standardized exams. We’ll cover the biggest changes for the […]

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Tackling Tricky High School Issues: Practical Help and Guidance for Homeschooling High School Students with Special Needs

Speaker: Faith Berens This workshop addresses some of the challenges associated with teaching struggling or atypical learners at home in the high school years. Do you have questions such as “How do I award my child with special needs a diploma?” or “What do I do since my child with dyslexia can’t read typical high […]

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Can Summer Camp Get Your Child Ahead Academically

Speaker: Stephen Kopp Bob Jones University offers summer camps, called EDUcamps, to enrich your educational efforts with your homeschoolers. Students explore potential career fields, and parents can assign high school-level credit. Come learn about fun camp activities from how to program robots to creating masterful artwork. The camps are led by experienced college professors who […]

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Got Study Skills

Speaker: Mark Pruitt You’re not as prepared as you think you are. Learn how to dominate your classes and still have an awesome college experience. “That was awesome! You should be on TV.” – Searcy, AR “Your seminar was the best one of the night.” – St. Louis “This was the best seminar on study […]

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Creationeering in the 21st Century – A Biblical Mandate

Speaker: Dr. Mark Horstemeyer This session distinguishes between science and engineering and the biblical mandate of creationeering which includes the creation of new materials, systems, structures, and processes. Creationeering is the joining of engineering with business aspects for entrepreneurship. An overview of the different types of engineering, why to consider engineering, and what to expect […]

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Your Kids Don’t Have to Go to College

Speaker: Diane Benson I may seem like an unlikely person to present a workshop on this topic. I love college. loved being a student and I love teaching. I’ve taught Psychology at a Community College in Knoxville for over 17 years. But it is precisely because I’ve seen what happens to kids who are told […]

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Preparing Your Student for College

Speaker: Diane Benson Just when parents are getting the hang of homeschooling High School – College hopes and fears begin to loom on the horizon. What, really, do College Profs expect from students? With over 17 years experience teaching Psychology at a local college, Diane Benson provides insight into what professors want from students, how […]

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Go to College Without Going Broke

Speaker: Chuck Kittrell If you are looking for scholarships to pay for your child’s college education, this workshop is for you. Come find out what scholarships are available and how to apply for them. Listen Now

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How to Build a Transcript – It’s Easier Than You Think

Speaker: Charlotte Ellard With children admitted to over 25 different colleges, Charlotte offers a simple guide for transcripts that can be built with a Word document or an Excel worksheet. Sample transcripts and course descriptions can help you on your way. Plus, a frank discussion on accredited transcripts vs home grown transcripts from a mom […]

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Why Aren’t You Earning College Credits in High School

Speaker: Aaron Marks There are many ways to save time and money by earning college credit while still in high school. This session will compare some of the most common avenues, and highlight the pros and cons to each. Listen Now

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Embracing the Caterpillar: Integrating as a Homeschooled Adult

Being homeschooled “all the way through” in today’s world makes you distinct. While every Christian has to learn how to “be in the world but not of”, sometimes as a homeschool alumni, it’s hard to know which world it is that you inhabit. “Homeschool lifer” Danielle shares which unique bumps in the road she’s faced, what has helped make her transition to “adulthood” easier for her & her family, and how her homeschooled identity helps her navigate in life.

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5 Most Common Misunderstandings about College: What You Don’t Know Will Cost You

The college landscape has changed significantly over the last five years, and families today have more options than ever when it comes to pursuing a college degree. However, as stewards of God’s greatest gifts to us, our children, how can we make wise choices? With over 50 combined years of higher education experience, we are positioned to help you make the most of your options and avoid common mistakes.

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How to Select a College and Prepare Your Student to not just Survive but Thrive.

Over 50% of students walk away from the church during their first two years of college. In this
session, Dr. Thomas White, Cedarville University President, theology professor, published
author, and homeschool dad will present straight forward truth and insider tips from almost 20
years in higher education leadership. Topics addressed will include: how to determine what a
school really teaches; tips for the application process and scholarships; and preparing your
student spiritually to not just survive but thrive in college.

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What You Need to Know about Private vs. Public Colleges and How to Pay for It

Home school mom and daughter, Marcia and Lila Castellano, are from Byron, Georgia. Marcia has home schooled for over 25 years and her four children graduated from college debt free. Her daughter, Lila, is a transfer enrollment counselor at Charleston Southern University while studying in the MBA Organizational Leadership program. “We are here to share from the parent and college perspectives about how to prepare for college and make the best choice for you. I wish I knew what I know now about financial aid and college admissions when I made my decisions!” –Lila

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