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 ...
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How to Include Bible on a Homeschool Transcript

How to Include Bible on a Homeschool Transcript
How to give high school grades, assign credits, and make transcripts are the top questions I get from parents. Here is your free guide. Register now: A Homeschool Parents Guide to Grades Credits and Transcripts Webinar . Homeschoolers are often Chris...
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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...
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10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens

10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens
 Everybody, at one time or another, deals with unmotivated teens. Find out how you can deal with your slug-slow teen. Plan ahead to deal with your slow-as-molasses teen.  ‚Äč Do be sure to keep school to a reasonable number of hours. Do be su...
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How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript

How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript
Learn how to put scouting and other fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this free ebook. Download now: How to Convert Delight Directed Learning Into High School Credit Boy Scouts, ...
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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 grade...
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Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:44
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Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]

Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]
My homeschoolers were "Alexas" and not "Roombas" and I've discovered that teenagers aren't anything like Roomba. Maybe I should explain... I'm sensing a blank stare here ... We recently acquired two pieces of technology that have transformed our simp...
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When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?

When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?
Sooner or later, your teen may say "When am I ever going to use this stuff?" and complain about their high school courses. Here is one answer to that question: traveling. When you travel, you use every single high school subject. I recently took a tr...
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What About College - What About Transcripts

What About College - What About Transcripts
Homeschoolers are often asked "What about college?" And "What about transcripts?" Let me explain how it works. Homeschoolers are sought after by colleges, in demand because of their academic preparation and maturity. Many colleges attend homeschool c...
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13 Practice Questions for College Interviews

13 Practice Questions for College Interviews
Prepare for a college interview with these 13 practice questions. Review them with your student before they head to any college for a visit, or meeting with a college representative for an interview. Learn more about how to prepare for a college inte...
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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships
Welcome to the FAFSA FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are also super-fun and well-written government prose. The US Department of Education r...
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Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript

Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript
An activity list is a key ingredient of comprehensive homeschool records that open doors for college admission and scholarships. Let me show you how to create all your records! Register for my free class here: Homeschool Records that Open Doors Webin...
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Hi Rachel, No. Activities go on a separate sheet. You can see an example in this article: https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/homes... Read More
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 01:12
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Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy

Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy
The GED test is intended for high school drop-outs, so avoid taking that test as a homeschool student, even if a college asks for it. As you are looking at colleges, you may find yourself face to face with a GED requirement. Look closely though, beca...
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Student Discounts for College Kids

Student Discounts for College Kids
This is a nearly-exhaustive look at student discounts available to college students. For most of these deals, the student will need to show their college ID or share their college email address in order to take advantage of the discount. While many o...
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How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]

How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]
How do you make an official homeschool transcript? You translate your normal, natural homeschool experience into words and numbers that colleges understand. Create grades, credits, and GPA with your mommy-made grades and kitchen credits. Put "Officia...
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