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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by Eagle Mum @ 09/17/21 07:12 PM

    Originally Posted By: KaiOriginally Posted By: aehAnd that the author's younger children are not taking identical pathways suggests that the twins' homeschooling experience was significantly driven by them, and not imposed on them (with, perhaps, the
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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by Kai @ 09/17/21 08:02 AM

    Originally Posted By: aehAnd that the author's younger children are not taking identical pathways suggests that the twins' homeschooling experience was significantly driven by them, and not imposed on them (with, perhaps, the exception of Spanish--al
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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by Wren @ 09/17/21 06:26 AM

    DD is going through the application process now. Even getting letters from professors. One mentioned that he was glad she asked early, and even though he has taught her before (this is AP Physics now), he wanted a list of ECs and other stuff since
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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by aeh @ 09/16/21 06:34 PM

    We have information on only a small, carefully curated slice of their experience, which makes it more challenging to identify the factors that affected their admissions records, but I will note a key distinctive between elite privates and public univ
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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by Wren @ 09/16/21 04:41 PM

    Obviously his twins are very smart kids. He seems to have a very different experience with his younger kids. But it seemed that the curriculum was just piled on. If they were PG, why not just have them start college early? They just seemed so iso
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    Jump to new posts Re: Our Homeschooling Odyssey by aquinas @ 09/14/21 01:51 PM

    Wise mind at play and eminently quotable: Quote: Like Homer Simpson, I believe that weaseling is a vital life skill, but in this case, I bluntly told them, “There’s no weaseling out of this.” They were displeased, but worked hard. The kicker: Quo
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