HSHSP Ep 75: Fine Arts Electives Give Transcripts SPARKLE!

This week on HSHSP Ep 75: Fine Arts Electives Give Transcripts SPARKLE!

HSHSP Ep 75: Fine Arts Electives Give Transcripts SPARKLE!

HSHSP Ep 75: Fine Arts Electives Give Transcripts SPARKLE!

College admissions officers look at thousands of transcripts each year. How can your homeschool highschooler stand out? Fine Arts electives give transcripts sparkle. It’s one way to catch their attention!

Join Sabrina for an eye-opening interview with Dr. Duane Cottrell, Associate Professor Choral Music Education at University of Delaware. Duane is not only a professor at UD but also has homeschooled his own children, which helps him understand and explain what homeschoolers need to know about Fine Arts on the transcript and in college.

Dr. Duane Cottrell University of Delaware Music Dept

Dr. Cottrell explains the current job climate where often:

  • Soft skills learned in Fine Arts make great employees in many areas
  • Right brained skills learned by teens who have studied the arts help build the creativity needed to compete in a career world new kinds of jobs are being invented every year

Dr. Cottrell explains the music major choices  such as (and why a homeschool highschooler might choose one:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Liberal Arts degree)
  • Bachelor in Music (Music Education, Music Performance)
  • AND whether or not a graduate degree is required for success
  • AND how to find out specifically what your teen’s favorite colleges are looking for in their applicants

Sabrina and Dr. Cottrell also share how to handle Career Exploration in highschool so that they can clarify major choices.

Join us for a real-life, practical information about Fine Arts Electives!

5 Reasons You Need Fine Arts in Homeschool High School

Why Waste High School Credits on Career Exploration?

HSHSP Ep 75: Fine Arts Electives Give Transcripts SPARKLE!

 

 

HSHSP Ep 50: College-Attractive Transcripts

HSHSP Ep 50: College-Attractive TranscriptsHSHSP Ep 50: College-Attractive Transcripts

College-bound homeschool highschoolers need to have a transcript that is college-attractive. Humdrum or sparse transcripts won’t help our teens if they are aiming for a competitive or high-standards college!

How do you help your highschoolers develop a transcript with *sparkle*?

How do you make sure you’ve included the things on the transcript that can catch an admissions officer’s eye?

Fortunately for HSHSP listeners, Sabrina, Vicki and Kym can help! Vicki has served locally and online as a homeschool highschool academic advisor for 20 years. Sabrina and Kym are favorite go-to mentors in the homeschool community.

Join Sabrina, Vicki and Kym for some expert advice and some light-hearted fun!

College-Attractive Transcripts at 7SistersHomeschool.com.

How My Kids Earned College-Attractive Transcripts at 7SistersHomeschool.com.

 

HSHSP Ep 18: How and Why to Show Rigor on the Homeschool Transcript

HSHSP Ep 18: How and Why to Show Rigor on the Homeschool Transcript

HSHSP Ep 18: How and Why to Show Rigor on Homeschool Transcript

 

Many homeschool highschoolers are college bound. How do they create a transcript that is college attractive?

One important feature of college-attractive transcripts is showing that your teens have done well with rigorous academics. Why just record “Language Arts” when you can let those college advisors know that your homeschool highschooler has done some AMAZING word?

How do you show academic rigor? There are some simple ways to make do that.

Join Vicki and Sabrina on this week’s Homeschool Highschool Podcast as they share the how’s and why’s of recording academic rigor on the homeschool transcript!

 

 

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