1. Homeschooling taught me to
One of the main things my parents
emphasized while home-educating my
siblings and me was that learning is an
enormous privilege and responsibility.
Education should never end when a person receives a diploma but rather continue to deepen throughout his lifetime.
Homeschooling not only taught me
about worthwhile subjects such as math
and history, but it also taught me about
the necessity of cultivating a learning-centric mindset and growing daily in
“knowledge and depth of insight” (
Philippians 1: 9). 1
guarantee that a student will value
learning. It affords an opportunity to
form of education, but students must
consciously choose to be good stewards
of this gift.
to appreciate the gift of learning, which
meant that I took my education seriously in college. Rather than complaining about general education requirements, I enjoyed the opportunity to
have continued to pay off as I pursue
my current goals.
2. Homeschooling taught me to be
Being;homeschooled;enabled;me;to;ac-tively participate in my education. Rather
than having a teacher who set all deadlines for me, I was responsible for completing projects on my own in a timely
manner. Instead of waiting for someone
for my own growth.
This mentality of initiative and independence served me well on the colle-giate;level.;I;finished;assignments;ahead
of time instead of waiting until the last
minute, which meant I turned in high-quality work instead of half-hearted
attempts. I met with professors to gain
feedback and insight as I considered
career options. I pursued internship opportunities outside of my college rather
than waiting for someone to offer me a
be self-motivated by encouraging them
to take an active role in their school-ing.;Students;should;work;to;cultivate;a
mindset of initiative that will continue to
guide them throughout their lives.
3. Homeschooling taught me to
think for myself.
In the midst of a society that pushes
critically, deeply, and analytically about
the world around me. I learned to value
the pursuit of truth above my previously
held convictions and ideas and to criti-
ideas in which students will be exposed
to lifestyles and belief systems different
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Homeschooling not only prepared me for college, but it also enabled me to excel.