Because I could design my own schooling, I was able to devote my time to finding a career I was truly passionate about. I was in charge of my learning and my future, which many other kids in schools aren’t. When I got to university, I didn’t feel unequipped. Instead, the homeschooler skills of research, time management and a love of learning pushed me ahead of the pack.
Homeschooling taught me that the only limits I have are the ones I give myself. I chose a demanding program with a low acceptance rate because it was my passion. I applied for a job that could have easily gone to someone more qualified because I wanted to challenge myself.
Where are things now? Thanks to homeschooling, I’m graduating from an honours program in journalism, as well as leading a team of writers for a social media start-up company.
Maybe you don’t want to be a writer. Maybe you want to be a scientist, an accountant, a musician. Homeschooling helped me be more creative, ambitious, driven and happy. Whatever your dream is, homeschooling will help you unlock the things you want out of your life.
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