What is HS4CC?

High school is the BEST time to earn college credit!


The mission of Homeschooling for College Credit is to teach resourceful high school planning to homeschool families who want to earn college credit in high school.


 

There is no such thing as “one size fits all” but no matter what your teen’s college goals are, there are ways to earn college credit now!

 

What do you sell?

Homeschooling for College Credit is a free resource! We are a social organization dedicated to helping you learn how to make the most of your teen’s high school career. Our Facebook community is 16,000 parents strong, and we have state-based Facebook groups in all 50 states led by volunteers just like you! Our #1 priority is giving parents enough free resources to Homeschool for College Credit successfully without paying a dime to anyone for anything.   

If you want to buy something, pick up a copy of Jennifer’s book, Homeschooling for College Credit in paperback or Kindle.   It hit #1 on Amazon in 2018 in the homeschooling category (twice) and is considered “THE BOOK” to help you develop a plan that works best for your family.  The book has also been recognized by The Homeschool Legal Defense Association as a “Recommended Resource” and will certainly help you build a plan for your family. It is available at libraries, bookstores, and your favorite online retailers.    

Online classes, live workshops, & private coachingJennifer loves teaching parents the skills she developed over 20 years in higher education while homeschooling her own teens.  As a former college administrator and student advisor, she knows you’ll encounter obstacles, but it’s not rocket science.  Homeschool parents are resourceful and used to directing their teen’s education – they make the BEST guidance counselors!  You’ll find a small catalog of helpful classes, and a schedule of live workshops that are available to you.  These resources cost money to provide, thus carry a fee.


94% of our community earns college credit in high school.

Most will earn about 30 college credits.

Some will earn an entire degree.


If your teen earns even 1 college credit, he is ahead!


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Homeschooling for College Credit is recognized by the Homeschool Legal Defense Association as a “recommended resource” for high school families.


 

How to Get Started 1-2-3

1. Follow our PUBLIC Facebook Page

Homeschooling for College Credit is a free online “virtual” community – that means that our free content is online and shared with all of our followers daily.  The best of what is offered is posted on Facebook EVERY day.   Jennifer posts tips, news, guidance, and resources on the main Homeschooling for College Credit Facebook page. Simply click “like” Homeschooling for College Credit on Facebook to become a free member immediately!

2.  Do you have the BOOK?

If you want to create a program at home, Homeschooling for College Credit will teach you how to develop your program from scratch according to the type of college goals you have in place.   You can find the book at your local library, favorite retailer, or through Amazon.com in paperback or Kindle.   Buy Now.

Be sure you have the second edition.  If you have the first edition, published in 2012, there have been a LOT of changes!  here’s what’s new in the 2nd edition.

Kindle Unlimited subscribers get the book for free.

3.  Join your PRIVATE State-based Facebook Group

Homeschooling for College Credit is a social program, but it’s VERY important that you also join your state’s group.  Since every state differs in the specific types of college credit available, the only way to know that you’re taking advantage of everything available is by connecting with other parents in your state.   As a new member, you’ll have questions, as a seasoned member, you can help new members!

ALABAMA

ALASKA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

COLORADO

CONNECTICUT

DELAWARE

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

HAWAII

IDAHO

ILLINOIS

INDIANA

IOWA

KANSAS

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA

MAINE

MARYLAND

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

MONTANA

NEBRASKA

NEVADA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH DAKOTA

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

VERMONT

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON D.C.

WEST VIRGINIA

WISCONSIN

WYOMING


Our special Facebook groups:

  • Homeschooling for College Credit for MILITARY families. 
  • NCAA-bound while Homeschooling for College Credit. 
  • College Credit Marketplace – Buy and sell your college credit curriculum with other Homeschooling for College Credit families.

If I hadn’t found this Facebook group, my son would not be a 17 year old wrapping up his junior year of high school with 36 college credits, that’s for sure!”

Carrie A. (IA)

“I’m an Associate Professor and serve as a Peer Reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission and the American Council on Education. These qualifications put me in a position as an evaluator of Higher Education. In my professional opinion, Jennifer Cook DeRosa is THE foremost authority on Homeschooling for College Credit in the United States.  

Shawn Ambrose, Ph.D (IN)

Read more real stories

“My daughter earned her bachelors while homeschooling high school thanks to Jennifer’s book and guidance. I also earned a degree while my daughter did.”

Karen P. (NY)

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