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[Book Excerpt] Upper Echelon Education

 ~ A word from our founder, The HomeScholar Emeritus, Lee Binz ~ This is an excerpt from my book, Upper Echelon Education: How Homeschoolers Can ...

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Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)

When you are looking at different colleges, spend some time digging into college statistics before you visit a campus. College statistics may look lik...

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Recommended Study Guides for High School Test Prep for 2023-24

High school tests are updated and changed fairly often. For example, the SAT® dropped the essay portion of the test and completely discontinued the SA...

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Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests

When your child is working hard on studying for college admission tests, like the SAT® or ACT®, you may be accumulating enough hours to make this...

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Ask Questions During College Visits

Is your child a high school Junior? It's time for college visits! One of the most important things to do during college visits is to ask questions tha...

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4 Ways Colleges Increase an Applicant Pool and Why

Colleges want more applicants. In the college business, they are more highly rated when they have more applicants than they can accept. Anything a col...

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Sending Senior Year Transcripts to Colleges

Putting together a homeschool transcript is one of the most important things to do before your student's senior year. Is yours up to date and ready to...

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How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?

If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their g...

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Is an Ivy League School Right for Your Homeschooler?

A slip of the finger and the email goes to the wrong person. It's mortifying...I always hope it won't be hurtful to anyone, though. One day, I was on ...

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How to Stand Out to Colleges - 5 Characteristics to Market to Colleges

Do you ever wonder why seemingly rational and prestigious colleges will yearly award millions of dollars of merit-based scholarships to fresh-out-of-h...

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Practice College Application Essays Junior Year

If you have a child in high school and are beginning to look at colleges, you will soon discover there are three different options for applying. The f...

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Discouraging College Admission Policy? Be the Change!

College admission policy can be full to the brim with big words, confusing jargon, and acronyms that we are seemingly supposed to intuitively know. It...

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Admission Policies of Unique Colleges

When looking at a college website and the admission requirements for homeschoolers, it can be off-putting to say the least. Often it looks intimidatin...

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Death, Taxes, and Course Descriptions - Only Two are Inevitable

When you think about writing high school course descriptions do your palms feel sweaty? Do you break out in hives? If so, I need to let you in on a se...

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12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)

Graduating your homeschool student can seem very intimidating on the outside. But with all of the right information and correct steps, your student's ...

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