Start a Business and Change the World

Start a Business and Change the World
Does your teen have big ideas but you’re not sure how to help make them happen? Do you encourage your teen to change the world but don’t know exactly how? According to the Kauffman Foundation, 54 percent of millennials either want to start a business or already have one started. We live in a world where people all around are talking ...
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10 Topics Covered in High School Health Class

10 Topics Covered in High School Health Class
Have you ever wondered what you would cover in a high school health class? Here's your list of the most-covered topics in high school health.Parents want healthy teens, and would love for their children to main healthy after they are grown up, so health is important.Generally colleges don't require health for college admission, but it's not uncommo...
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Two Tips for Teens That Miss the PSAT in 10th Grade

Two Tips for Teens That Miss the PSAT in 10th Grade
The purpose of taking the PSAT in 10th is only to get a bit of practice about how to take a bubble test in a public school setting. Even in 11th grade, the purpose is still "just for practice" unless your child scores in the 95th percentile or above. So when you miss the PSAT, don't sweat the small stuff. Here are ...
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When to Teach Economics and Government

When to Teach Economics and Government
Economics and Government are usually each a semester course, so they are often done the same year. It doesn't need to be in a specific grade level. Though it makes sense to cover both Economics and Government in 12th, it can make sense to teach them a different year. The information in the class is helpful in 12th grade, b...
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How to Include Bible on a Homeschool Transcript

How to Include Bible on a Homeschool Transcript
Homeschoolers are often Christian families - and they often include Christian education in their homeschool. Let me show you how to include your study of faith onto your transcript. After all, Christian high schools include faith-based classes on their transcript, and you can too! Your normal, natural study of the Bible and f...
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[Free Book] Comprehensive Homeschool Records

[Free Book] Comprehensive Homeschool Records
Does thinking about college admission for your homeschool student fill you with dread? Do you ever wonder how your humble homeschool can compete with those insanely rigorous college prep schools? In my book, Comprehensive Homeschool Records, you will l earn how college admission has changed over the last 30 years and what colleges now look for in p...
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October Newsletter Giveaway

October Newsletter Giveaway
​My friend, Gena, from Music in Our Homeschool, has generously offered to giveaway her music curriculum, Music Appreciation: Middle Ages Thru Classical Era for High School.  Check out the preview of what's included by clicking on the image below!The online course Music Appreciation: Middle Ages Thru Classical Era consists of 18 lessons ab...
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Study Skills for Seriously Low SAT or ACT Scores

Study Skills for Seriously Low SAT or ACT Scores
First of all, look at some colleges near you with low scores. Do a quick google search for your state and your test (SAT or ACT), like this: "colleges that accept students with low SAT scores in Ohio." Here are the results for Ohio colleges that have pretty average test scores. Getting into college in Ohio with a low SAT score.Coll...
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10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens

10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens
Plan ahead to deal with your slow-as-molasses teen. ​​Do be sure to keep school to a reasonable number of hours.Do be sure you don't plan curriculum that is too advanced.Do be sure to plan for increased sleep needs in teens.Do be sure to mix active subjects and seated work.Do be sure you have reasonable expectations.Do be sure they will be cha...
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How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript

How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript
Boy Scouts, Scouting, and Eagle Scout is a great activity for homeschooled teens, and you can include it on your transcript in many ways. Scouting as a PE Class The easy way to include scouting on the transcript is to include 1 credit of PE per year. Often scouting will include many hundreds of hours, so no ...
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September 2018 Gold Care Club Update

September 2018 Gold Care Club Update
New for this month... How To Training Courses Quick Start : Best Guidance Counselor Beginner : Preparing to Homeschool High School - Live Convention Part 1/3 Intermediate : High School Testing ...
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Let's Talk About Money

Let's Talk About Money
Matt Binz here (Mr. HomeScholar). I wanted to speak directly to whoever handles money matters in your family.The College Launch Solution is expensive. I get it.I run a small business and I know all about investing in it. You run a family, and it requires an investment too. Let me explain why the College Launch Solution is a good investment.1. ...
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Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students

Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students
If you know a homeschool student who has gotten a full scholarship, would you please comment with the name of the university? It will really encourage other parents!Full scholarships are merit based, which means they are based on the student's grades, extracurricular activities, leadership skills, and other personal characteristics that show them t...
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Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:44
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Warning! 8 Reasons NOT to Get the College Launch Solution

Warning! 8 Reasons NOT to Get the College Launch Solution
I encourage you to join me inside the College Launch Solution right now, but it's not perfect for all families, and should probably come with a warning. Obviously, I think it's a great solution for college-bound families eager for admission to a great college and fabulous scholarships to boot. You can cut to t...
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Top Questions and Answers about the College Launch Solution

Top Questions and Answers about the College Launch Solution
The past couple of days have been so exciting and inspiring as we have welcomed so many of you into our College Launch Solution family. Buy now - College Launch SolutionUse promo code: sept100 to save $100 Hurry - Sale Ends at 6:00 pm on September 21, 2018We have also been getting some great questions from parents who are exploring this la...
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