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Friendly reminder,

that I, a homeschooled individual, have received an invitation letter to Stanford and have politely declined because…well, I’m just too damn poor.

BUT STILL!

The type of education you get from home-schooling:

You learn how to be polite and respectful, interact with people of all different types, strive for maturity, attain knowledge pop culture from the internet and friends, read well, and manage time…

And then you get criticized for being an eight-year-old who can’t tie his own shoes..but only because his parents have been spending their time giving him an education.

Pros and cons, man. 

→ This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education

thechocolatechipcookie:

Being homeschooled and having my driver’s license now, I’ve realized that I look like a college student when I go places.

So on Monday I went to target and there were all these middle schoolers who were on a field trip christmas shopping or something, and I just strutted by and i felt like one of those moments where there are all these people and then some model comes walking through and everyone stares because they’re so confident and fab

and in my head i just thought "peasants."

How homeschooling works 101 Beginning of semester: Wake up early! Get school done by noon! Free time for productive activities!
Middle of semester: Did I really just sleep until 10 i swear i set my alarm how did this happen
End of semester: Regaining initiative; get up early, get started on- I KNOW I SHOULD DECORATE FOR CHRISTMAS okay back to TIME TO BAKE SOME BROWNIES really now time to YOU FORGOT TO EAT LUNCH alright there we go now I'll start OOPS HAHA INTERNET HAPPENED. Finish school at 11 p.m.
I only have to do Latin and History today.

thechocolatechipcookie:

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I went to a public school to visit friends for lunch on Tuesday. Me: Hi, I'm visiting my friends for lunch. They said it was okay for visitors to come in?
Desk lady: UM. OKAY.
Me: ... So do I need a pass?
Desk lady: Do you go to a school?
Me: I'm homeschooled, I do school online.
Desk lady: So why are you here?
Me: I'm visiting some friends for lunch. May I go in now, or do I need a pass?
Desk lady: You have friends?
Me: I-
Desk lady: DO YOU ACTUALLY DO SCHOOL?
Desk lady: ARE YOU SURE YOU AREN'T A CRAZY GUN PERSON?
Desk lady: WHO SENT YOU?
When people make derogatory remarks about homeschooling:



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