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Mid-Year Grades for College Applications

Mid-Year Grades for College Applications
During senior year, universities may ask you to provide mid-year grades, sometimes called a "mid-year report," in January. This is a regular part of t...
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Apply for 4 to 8 Colleges

Apply for 4 to 8 Colleges
When considering college applications for homeschoolers, I think it's best if students apply for at least 4-8 colleges or universities, including a mi...
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Homeschoolers: Don't Miss the College Fairs!

Homeschoolers: Don't Miss the College Fairs!
Trying to decide if you should go to a college fair?   Now is the time! Particularly for high school juniors, a college fair is a very important step in going to college.  You can find a large college fair through www.nacacnet.org and you can find smaller Christian college fairs through National Christian College Fairs.  When push comes to shove, though, our busy schedules make it difficult to prioritize this important step. Can you describe what the...
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It's College Fair Time!

It's College Fair Time!
Put that College Fair on the Calendar!It's college fair season, and it's time to get that responsibility on your calendar before it gets full!  Attending a college fair is a key to finding a college, and I strongly recommend that every homeschooler attends a college fair in Junior Year.  I think they are great for freshmen, fabulous for sophomore and seniors, but should be required for Juniors.  One of the major tasks of Junior year is...
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What is the Meaning of a Test Optional College (or Test Blind College)?

What is the Meaning of a Test Optional College (or Test Blind College)?
Many colleges have now gone to being test optional or test blind. But what does that really mean? Does it affect your chances of earning scholarships ...
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12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)

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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Recommended Study Guides for High School Test Prep for 2021-22

Recommended Study Guides for High School Test Prep for 2021-22
High school tests are updated and changed fairly often. For example, in the middle of last year, the SAT® dropped the essay portion of the test and co...
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College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay

College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay
As of 2021, the College Board made two immediate changes that affect high school testing.1. The College Board will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests®....
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Practice College Application Essays Junior Year

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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Upper Echelon Education

Upper Echelon Education
*Please note that as of January 2021, The College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® essay. How Homeschoolers Can Gain Admission to El...
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17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens

17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens
Headed to college? Eventually high school ends, the final class is finished, and graduation has been celebrated. Start looking forward to the next ste...
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College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!

College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!
 Have you ever considered hiring a college coach?  In 2017, the average cost to hire a college coach was between $4000 and $6000. And s...
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Who is the Best College Coach?

Who is the Best College Coach?
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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How to Be the Best College Coach for Your Child

How to Be the Best College Coach for Your Child
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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Essential Questions for Your College Visit

Essential Questions for Your College Visit
Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school...
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