The Military Offers Free Tools for Homeschoolers

Do you have a high school student who is preparing for a future in college, university, the trades,

or the armed services? The military offers free tools that are available to any student, regardless

of intent to enlist! These tools can help to prepare a student for success in their post-high-school



The first tool is March2Success (M2S). March2Success offers tutorials for students who are 13

years of age or older. These free courses provide test preparation for the SAT and ACT, as well

as practice tests for exams that are required for healthcare professionals (MCAT, DAT).

Additionally, there are courses that provide support for students who may need supplemental

resources for English and STEM subjects. A third offering through M2S is a physical fitness

program that contains guides for physical activity and nutrition, with lesson plans that can be

used by parents and educators. This physical fitness program can be used for high school credit

in the areas of physical education and health. March2Success is free; more information available

on the website (


The second tool is the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Career Exploration

Program. The ASVAB is a free program that identifies the strengths of the student. Typical

academic areas are included (math, language, science), but what sets the ASVAB apart from the

SAT or ACT is the inclusion of mechanical, electronic, and auto information aptitude. For more

information see the website: The ASVAB is administered by

a military representative at an approved testing site; contact the HOME office if you are



These free programs are available to any interested student with no obligation to enlist in the

armed services. For students who may choose to enlist, the military accepts homeschooled

students. Paperwork required includes a high school transcript (issued by the parent/educator),

course descriptions, a photo id, a birth certificate, a social security number, and copies of letters

of intent and end-of-year assessments. Benefits include service to our nation, travel

opportunities, leadership training, 150 career options, tuition assistance, student loan

reimbursement, medical/dental insurance, housing assistance, and retirement plans. Contact

HOME with additional questions!