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5 Famous People You May Not Know Were Homeschooled

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 08 August 2016. Posted in Success Stories

5 Famous People You May Not Know Were Homeschooled

If you’re thinking about being homeschooled, you might be wondering if you can ever reach your dreams while earning a high school diploma online. The truth is, you can! James Madison High School offers an ideal, regionally accredited online homeschool curriculum that can help you earn a high school diploma on your own schedule.

You’re not limited to the brick and mortar school when it comes to achieving educational goals, however. Getting your high school diploma online can free up the time you need to chase your dreams, whatever they might be. If that seems too good to be true, here are five wildly successful celebrities who were homeschooled.

1. Taylor Swift

Want to be a pop star, but still have to finish high school? After starting her music career at fourteen, Taylor Swift opted for homeschooling to allow herself time to produce her music.

2. Justin Timberlake

Perhaps most well-known for his role in the boy band N Sync, Justin Timberlake was homeschooled throughout middle and high school to make time for his musical career.

3. Tim Tebow

Worried you’ll miss out on sports if you go the homeschooling route? Guess again. Tim Tebow was able to participate in local public school sports while being homeschooled.

4. Kristen Stewart

After starting her acting career at age thirteen, Kristen Stewart began taking classes from home, making time for her successful acting career.

5. Mark Wahlberg

After failing to make it through 9th grade, Wahlberg found big success on the big screen. In 2013, he took on a different role, and earned his high school diploma online.

These successful individuals are living proof that getting your high school diploma online can help you complete your education while reaching for the stars.

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