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Tuition-Free Dual Enrollment Opportunities

Career and College Promise gives qualified high school juniors and seniors (without regard to age) the opportunity to get a "jump start" on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. Best of all, it is tuition-free. Students pay only fees and for their books. Students are dually enrolled in their high school and at Central Piedmont Community College allowing them to receive both high school and college credit for courses taken through the program. This workshop will focus upon the benefits of the program and how to enroll your student.

How to Ace the SAT

Jill will share SAT success secrets that have helped thousands of students raise their test scores as much as 600 points! Learn how to find shortcuts in test patterns and save time on all types of questions. Math, writing, and verbal sections are all covered in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Study Skills & Note Taking

Learn proven tactics for effective studying with practical tips for improving retention, organization, and comprehension. Best for students aged 12+ and their parents.

Understanding the College Application Essay

Colleges routinely rank the personal essay among the most important elements of an application, but it’s a unique and challenging type of writing. What are schools looking for? What can an ordinary student write about? How much self-promotion is good?

Stories through Stage and Screen

Come learn the importance of the dramatic arts as we examine the impact stories have on our lives and culture.

SAT and ACT for Homeschoolers

This seminar won't completely prepare you for the SAT or ACT, but it will tell you exactly what you need to do to prepare on your own. For homeschool students, colleges often place more emphasis on standardized tests than they do for their publicly schooled counterparts. I'll tell you where homeschoolers excel, and where they don't—and how to improve your score as efficiently as possible.

Article V and the Convention of States (COS) Project

Once most people understand how our government is supposed to operate under the US Constitution, they wonder just what they can do to help get our federal government back inside the fence of the Constitution. Recently, Michael Farris, founder of Home School Legal Defense Association (and no stranger to homeschoolers around the country) cofounded the Convention of States (COS) Project.

The Biblical Worldview of Government and the US Constitution

Although the Scriptures do not specify exactly how a government must be formed, the principles of civil government are woven throughout the Scriptures. Human government was instituted by God to protect man’s unalienable rights from mankind’s sinful tendencies [Romans 13] and a proper look at the other God ordained institutions reveals the need for government to be limited in scope. This session forms the basis for understanding the biblical worldview of government in order to make the connection to the biblical foundations for our US Constitution and American government.

Homeschool Sports, Are They for You?

This is an introduction to the importance of sports and an overview of what is available in homeschool sports in NC. There will also be some information given about winning scholarships.

Finding the Right College Fit and the Most College Resources; a Homeschool Guide for Parents and Students

With 129 colleges and universities in our state and over 2,900 in our country, the job of finding the right college fit for each homeschool student can become complicated quickly. It helps to have a road map from ninth grade to graduation and a set of guidelines that might guarantee a successful fit as well as the resources to make it cost effective. Condon brings with him the network and contacts to research scholarship awards as well as institutional fit factors.