Home-schooling can be a terrific advantage for many students. It offers the student the ability to work at their own pace and focus solely on the studies at hand. This concentration level typically allows for excellent understanding and retention of the topics being studied. In addition to being able to focus with no outside distractions the students are able to stop when they need to and spend time on the topics that they are having trouble with. There is no competition for the attention of the teacher when students are home schooled. They can simply stop when they are having difficultly digesting material and try to approach the information from another angle until it is understood properly.
Students who are home schooled are able to manage their time better because they learned how to focus on a subject, work through it and move on to the next in a timely manner. This is something that can be difficult in a traditional classroom because you must rely on the success or failure of other students to progress with the curriculum. Students who are in a home-schooling atmosphere also learn how to be accountable for their own studies. This can lead to them being better studiers and having better study habits.
Home-schooling can also give the student a better sense of how to prioritize their work. They can be more independent in their work and this could potentially carry them a long way in the college years and in the working world. This can help them in their ability to test successfully as well as their ability to work without constant guidance and supervision. This independent manner of working can be a great advantage both throughout high school and the college years. Additionally, they will do well in supervisory positions when they are adults.