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Get a Jump Start on College! by Janice Campbell

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    Was it Benjamin Franklin who said, "The early bird gets the worm"? I didn't really have an appreciation for that idea until one of my sons graduated from college at the age of nineteen, and went directly into a cushy job with a Fortune 500 corporation-- all because the president of the company was intrigued by all he'd accomplished during his teen years!

    Each of my sons has started earning college credits when they were in their mid-teens. By studying just a little deeper, and doing a little planning, they were able to enter college with quite a few credits already under their belts. But why did we want to do it? How did we convince our teens that it was a good idea?

    "Homeschoolers do things differently, and college is no exception. The brick-and-mortar college is only one option among many. Homeschoolers are leading the way in distance education, combining proficiency testing with other options to tread a more affordable, family-friendly approach to higher education.  Janice Campbell helps us walk this path with confidence, giving us the benefit of her experience, along with charts and checklists to guide every step.  Don’t consider college until you investigate Ms. Campbell’s book, Get a Jump Start on College; A Practical Guide for Teens"!
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    I've been fascinated by the idea of early college ever since I heard of the Swann family, whose 10 children earned bachelor's degrees at age 15 and master's degrees at age 16, all from the comfort of home. Compare that with the average 16-year-old who is looking at six more years of school just to finish a bachelor's degree! And that's not even mentioning the fact that earning college credits independently can save you thousands of dollars!

    I didn't necessarily want the boys to earn their entire degree at home, but I could see that there were huge advantages to getting a jump start on the future. College credits add tremendous credibility to a homeschool transcript. They show academic ability, motivation, maturity, and so much more. I knew my boys were academically up to college-level work, but they definitely weren't ready to be immersed full-time into the college scene. Earning credits independently allowed us to keep homeschooling as long as we wanted to, while still meeting their academic needs.

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    David Wheaton, author of University of Destruction

    Teens who earn college credits during the high school years are way ahead of the game. They have options!

    • They have more room in their schedules for upper-level classes (the really interesting ones).
    • They can take a lighter course load in order to leave time for other pursuits such as travel, hobbies, volunteering.
    • They can finish college in two or three years, rather than the customary four or more.
    • They have time to start a business and make it profitable before they need to support a family.
    • They're even ready to take on the corporate world if that's what they want to do!

    It was definitely Benjamin Franklin who said "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of." The high school years are short and precious. You can make the most of them by helping your teen get a head start on life.

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    This book is extremely encouraging and has plenty of step-by-steps to hold your hand while you gain your confidence in this different world. I know I'll have my copy near at hand as we continue our last years with my son--I only wish I had this book about 3 years ago! However with what Janice presents, it will help us even in the last 2 years of high school! So no matter where you are in your high school homeschool journey, looking towards high school or in the midst, this book is the best addition to your arsenal of tools to make the most of these wonderful years with your child."

    From a review by Donna Conner, author of Homeschooling Only One, Texas

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    What's In Jump Start?


    Early College: Why Bother?
    What Does It Take To Earn A Degree?
    .....Can You Get A Quality Education From Home?
    .....Read Widely, Learn Deeply
    How to Earn College Credit Non-Traditionally
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    College-Level Exams
    .....*Smart Tip
    Choose Your Exams
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    Portfolio Credit
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    Take a Class!
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    Choose Your College
    Choose a Major
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    Apply For Financial Aid
    .....How to Apply
    .....*Smart Tip
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    Create A Degree Plan
    Skills You Need to Master
    .....Action Steps You Can Take Today
    How to Review For College-Level Exams
    .....Study Tools
    .....Study Steps
    Available Exams
    Reproducible Worksheets
    The Jump Start Checklist

    "What a great resource and straight to the point. Our oldest son of three is approaching the teen years and this book has really helped with direction in how to transition into college. It has given insight on how to manage his college education in a non-traditional way using resources that will minimize the cost. The college comparison worksheets are gems in helping to cross reference the requirements and acceptance of different placement exams..."
    Bridgette S., Army Wife, Homeschooling Mom of 3, Germany

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