Month: July 2013

Zev Hoover

Zev Hoover is a 14-year-old homeschooled student and self-taught photographer who lives in the Boston suburb of Natick, Massachusetts. The bright-eyed redhead has become quite an internet sensation lately due to his fanciful photos of digitally miniaturized people, many of which are self-portraits. On the Flickr image hosting site, Zev’s username is Fiddle Oak, a […]

The University of Dallas

The Catholic University for Independent Thinkers Overview The University of Dallas (UD), founded in 1956, is a nationally-recognized, Catholic liberal arts university that remains dedicated to its mission of developing responsible leaders through the practice and pursuit of intellectual and moral virtue. At UD, students study the greatest classics of the Western tradition, culminating in […]

Senior Road Trip

By Sara The summer before my last year of high school education my mother decided we needed to go on a road trip. I guess she figured that this would be our last summer together as I was planning on starting college right away. We did not have much money at the time, but she […]

Reasons Why to Invest in Used and Refurbished Computers

By Pablo Estrada We’ve all been there. You are in the market for a new computer and you start shopping. There are so many options to choose from. Like many people, you begin to do your research online. Options abound such as PC or Mac, high-speed multi-core processors, RAM and RAM expandability, hard drive storage […]

How to Tell if Your Child is Being Bullied

By Jennifer Making sure your child maintains a healthy social life outside of a homeschooling environment is an important part of their development. For a lot of kids, school is where friendships are forged and they learn crucial social skills with their peers. For children that are homeschooled, activities, clubs, and hobbies are all fantastic […]

Why is Doing Homework Important?

  Homeschooled students not only do their regular schoolwork at home, but they may also get homework assignments when taking one or more classes at a co-op, school, or college. Homework is an activity that most teachers assign. Students are supposed to do it at home. Its main purpose is to fully support the learning […]

Become Knowledgeable About College With These Tips

Author: Kimberly Valerio While going off to college is an exciting time, it is also one set with challenges. It is a big transition in life and will broaden both your education and life skills. It is not easy for a young person to learn the skills of adulthood while learning a field of study […]

5 Tips for Landing in a Paid International Internship Program

An internship is a method of on-the-job training for white-collar and professional careers, similar to apprenticeships for trade and vocational jobs. Internships are beneficial for students to gain experience in a particular career. Internships can be a significant benefit to employers as well, since experienced interns often need little or no training when they begin […]


The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine Richey We don’t always realize that sometimes the most valuable thing we have to give is our time, and not only our time, but effort. But it’s not all give and no get. Volunteering benefits everyone involved. Summer is in full swing, and what better time to spend part of […]

Kate’s Health Corner: Building Blocks to a Healthy Diet

What are Society’s Rules to a Healthy Diet? The American Diabetes Association says to eat regular meals so your blood sugar stays even. The National Research Council says to watch out for fats, sugars, and salt. The American Heart Association says to limit your consumption of fats, sugars, and cholesterol. The American Cancer society says […]

The Sports Report

By Caela The Stanley Cup Finals In the third round of the Playoffs the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4 games to none to go to the Stanley Cup finals twice in three years. The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles King 4 games to 1 to go to the Stanley Cup finals twice […]

Economics for Everybody

Applying Biblical Principles to Work, Wealth, and the World Economics for Everybody is a video curriculum produced by Compass Cinema in conjunction with Ligonier Ministries. It’s designed to be the base of a one-semester economics class for homeschool high school students. This course is taught from a Christian perspective and explains what the Bible says […]

Interrupted, by Rachel Coker

Emily Rachelle Reviews, by Emily From Amazon: “Can love really heal all things? If Sam Carroll hadn’t shown up, she might have been able to get to her mother in time. Instead, Allie Everly finds herself at a funeral, mourning the loss of her beloved mother. She is dealt another blow when, a few hours […]

Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale

Game Review, by Super Searcher Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is an interesting game to say the least. It’s similar to a Japanese-style RPG-MMO game, but its core element is not fighting monsters. (Even though that is in there.) This game is more about running an item shop (called Recettear), and you sell items that […]

Manabi Straight!

Forward, GO! The year is 2035. A declining birth rate has forced the closure of many schools, simply because there are not enough students. Seioh High School remains open, but morale is low. Manami “Manabi” Amamiya is an energetic, cheerful girl who tries to do her best at everything. On the day she transferred to […]

WANTED: Homeschooling Teen Volunteers!

Attention Homeschooling Teens! Would you like to develop your skills and put your talents to good use while serving the homeschool community? Volunteer with Homeschooling Teen magazine and get credit for service learning while gaining valuable experience for college applications and resumes. Homeschooling Teen is seeking homeschool students or graduates to serve in the following […]