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College Cost Infographic

College Cost Infographic
This infographic has some interesting information about college. Scroll down and look at the college majors with the highest unemployment.  Compare that to the starting pay for some of those college majors. These are good details to know when you are looking at the cost of college. Will your child get a job? Can your child earn enough to pay off college debt? Our children don't always understand the long-term consequences of college debt, and we...
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Real Life Homeschool Education

Real Life Homeschool Education
It can be difficult to determine when an activity should be considered a high school course or just an activity.  Everyone has an opinion, and different parents may handle the same situation in a different way.  Stephanie asked for my opinion on getting high school credit for work experience. My son has been working at a restaurant as a cook for several months.  In order to keep this job, he had to memorize the entire menu...
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Researching Colleges? Check the Fine Print!

Researching Colleges?  Check the Fine Print!
It's important to do your research about colleges.  My favorite statistics to check for any college include: What percent of students actually graduate in 4 years What is the average amount of debt per student What percent of students are employed after they graduate What percent get admitted to graduate schools? It's amazing what you can learn when you read the fine print.  We found a college where only 50 percent of kids graduated WITHIN SIX...
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