The Pros and Cons of Dual Enrollment

The Pros and Cons of Dual Enrollment

I was chatting with some fellow high school moms the other day. They talked about if their teen should sign up for dual enrollment and how to even go about starting the program, as some colleges are 100% virtual right now. If you’re new to dual enrollment, it’s a program in which your teen can take college courses while still in high school. Many states offer this program under a variety of names, such as Jumpstart, Concurrent Enrollment, or Running Start. While it’s a great way for high...

How Dual Enrollment Impacts Your Child’s Social Interactions

How Dual Enrollment Impacts Your Child’s Social Interactions

This is the last article in my series about what I learned about dual enrollment. If you haven’t seen my previous articles – 4 Things About Dual Enrollment and Is Dual Enrollment a Right Choice for Your Child? – you can click on the titles to read them. The high school years can be such a challenging time. Our kids are growing up, trying to fit in, figuring out who they are, and finding out what they want for their future. Social interactions with their friends play an even more important role...

Dual Enrollment Could Impact Your Teen’s Social Interactions

This is the last article in my series about what I learned about dual enrollment. If you haven’t seen my previous articles – 4 Things About Dual Enrollment and Is Dual Enrollment a Right Choice for Your Teen? – you can click on the titles to read them. The high school years can be such a challenging time. Our teens are growing up, trying to fit in, figuring out who they are, and finding out what they want for their future. Social interactions with their friends play an even more important role...

Is Dual Enrollment Right For Your Teen?

Is Dual Enrollment Right For Your Teen?

I have share with you the you to the concept of dual enrollment. This is where your teen can take college courses while still in high school. I talked about the four things you need to know about dual enrollment. If you missed it, you can click here to read it. One of the four things I outlined is that dual enrollment is not for everybody. In the seminar I attended, they mentioned several things to consider that I would have not thought about. I have included the top five here for you:...

4 Fundamental Things to Know About Dual Enrollment

4 Fundamental Things to Know About Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment is a concept that somewhat eluded me. It’s an opportunity for teens to take college courses while still in high school. Many states offer this program under a variety of names, such as Jumpstart, Concurrent Enrollment, Running Start, etc. I jumped at the opportunity to attend a seminar about dual enrollment at a local school. As a parent, I needed to know – Should I consider dual enrollment for my kids?  For my clients, I wanted to provide information to help them decide. Here...

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