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About the author:
In 1986, Alexandra Swann graduated at fifteen years of age with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Brigham Young University and a GPA of 3.85. The following year, when she was sixteen, she received a Master's Degree in History from California State University. After graduation, she taught history and English as a second language for four years at El Paso Community College.
In 1998, Alexandra and her family started Frontier 2000 Mortgage and Loan, Inc. an El Paso, Texas-based mortgage company which, for the next fifteen years, provided residential and commercial financing to companies and individuals in West Texas and Southern New Mexico. In 2014 she moved to Dallas where she works in financial services, serves on various industry and civic boards and committees, and manages Frontier 2000 Media.
In 2010, Alexandra and her mother incorporated Frontier 2000 Media Group to produce clean, wholesome, inspirational entertainment for families. Her novel, "The Planner", a cautionary tale of Agenda 21 in America, was released in June of 2012. She is also co-author of five novels including, "The Fourth Kingdom", which was selected as one of four finalists in the "Christianity Today" 2011 Christian Book Awards in the fiction category, and her newest project, "Kinsman", which debuted in the fall of 2016 with Book One of the series, "The Invitation".
How Homeschooling Earned me a Master's Degree at age 16
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"One month before my fifth birthday, my mother began teaching me to read and write, and school at home became a wonderful thing."
The engaging story of the Swann family's experiences with homeschooling as told by the oldest daughter, Alexandra. At the age of fifteen she became the youngest student ever to graduate from Brigham Young University in its 111-year history. In this poignant narrative originally published in 1989 when she was eighteen, Alexandra recounts her experiences as the oldest in a family of ten children, all of whom were earning their educations at a highly-accelerated pace. With warmth, humor and affection, Alexandra draws the reader into the Swann household and shares a story of love, friendship and faith that overcomes obstacles.
This twentieth anniversary edition of "No Regrets"-republished in early 2010-contains an updated foreword by the author.
- Publication Date:
- 0962361100 / 9780962361104
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Education / Home Schooling