Concurrent Enrollment and your Teen
What is concurrent enrollment?
Credit hours earned when a high school student takes a college course for both high school and college credit, during high school.
Let's discuss some reasons why high school students should take advantage, opportunities and experiences that concurrent enrollment offers. as well as reasons why these opportunities may not benefit them.
It's essential to weigh these pros and cons before enrolling in these courses.
High school students in both public school and homeschool have the option to participate in concurrent enrollment, also knowns as dual credit courses. These courses can be found online or at college and universities, as well as in some private and public high schools and can provide an excellent opportunity for students to begin their college education while they are still in high school.
Before you enroll your teen in one or more of these classes, here are some important fact about concurrent enrollment, courses that you need to know.
In concurrent enrollment classes, your teen will experience college academics first-hand: read a college textbook, take college exams, write college papers, and learn how much studying is needed to pass a college class. CE classes are taught by college instructors.
Why should your teen take these courses?
Here are a few compelling reasons for your teen to take concurrent enrollment courses.
Because concurrent enrollment classes are rigorous courses, taught by college professors at a college level, consider the following before enrolling your student.
Although the benefits are many, it is very important to weigh the benefits and disadvantages before enrolling your student.
Concurrent enrollment is a remarkable opportunity for teenagers to get a head start on their college education and personal development. It not only saves time and money but also equips them with the skills and experiences they need to succeed in the increasingly competitive world of higher education and the job market.
SAT, ACT &CLT Prep & Concurrent Enrollment Mini Bundle will help you discover how your teen can ace these tests and how to know which one is best for your teen.
And more detailed information about Concurrent enrollment and how it can best help your teen.
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Michelle Osborn is the owner and founder of Homeschooling Teens Successfully and Yellow House Book Rental, specializing in providing homeschool curriculum for rent or purchase, as well as counseling and guidance for homeschool families. She is a wife, a 22-year homeschool veteran, and mom of four children and five grandchildren. Three of her children are now entrepreneurs, running their own businesses and doing quite well. Michelle’s passions include serving by leading worship at her church and encouraging homeschool moms through one on one, social media and speaking engagements. She has found her niche in helping parents homeschooling their teens through the high school years and on to pursue their dreams.