The Virginia Home Educator

Many of us—whether we have highschooler or not—are ready to know more about getting on track for college. It’s not too early to plan! We Here, you’ll find articles that cover everything from transcripts, to applications, to finance—and also some great information for dealing with the emotional changes that come with the transition.

And after you’ve finished the magazine, check out the rest of the website! Did you know that HEAV can help you navigate through high school? have guidelines for courses of study and record keeping; information on driver’s education, athletics, work permits, and testing; and help with the college admission process! Check out our resources at, and then plan to attend the college fair at the 2017 convention. There, you can visit with college representatives, hear tips and advice, and get your questions answered.

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In This Issue:

Read all the articles!

Considering College – Jonathan Brush

Navigating the College Route – Jason M. Smith

Building a College Resume – Jason M. Smith

How to Give Your Child a College Scholarship – Evelyn Bickley

Are You Caught in a Hedge of Thorns? – Beth Sterne

Putting Your Experiences to Work – Pat Wesolowski


Convention Photo Collage!

From the Editor

Freedom Watch

From the Director of Homeschool Support


Our Thanks

Thanks to our many fine advertisers, we are now able to bring you The Virginia Home Educator in a digital form. Please support these advertisers every chance you get—and let them know you appreciate their support of HEAV and homeschooling in Virginia!

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