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Applying to California Colleges

California colleges can seem a little "unfriendly" towards homeschoolers at times, but it really is possible to attend these colleges as an independen...

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Homeschool Codes for Tests

Is your child taking a college admission test soon? Make sure they know their homeschool code! When homeschool students take college admission tests, ...

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SAT Change - What You Need to Know About Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)

The SAT® is an online test. It will continue to be administered at schools and test centers with a proctor, and it is not planned as an in-home test. ...

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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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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Is it possible for your student to study, tr...

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Test Preparation in Middle School

What do you do to prepare for the SAT and ACT when your child is in middle school? Read these 7 ways to effectively prepare for the SAT and ACT before high school. The best test prep in middle school is making sure you do a good job with reading, writing, penmanship, and math. Also, providing practice with fill in the bubble tests can ensure that they will be successful on standardized tests.  While things like...

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What Is a Good ACT Score?

The definition of a "good ACT® score" always depends on what college you are applying to, but I can give you some generalizations that will help you t...

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SAT Vocabulary - Improve your Skills the Fun Way!

When children have reached the point of reading and writing well, working on vocabulary development can change from previous years. I have a variety o...

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National Merit Scholarship Information for Homeschoolers

Every year, homeschoolers can and DO win the National Merit Scholarship. Have you seen billboards and newspaper articles announcing that a student is ...

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PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and ACT

The best preparation for the SAT® or ACT® is a well-educated student who has received quality education covering all the core classes. The worst prepa...

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Which AP® Classes are Best for Self Study?

Did you know? Any student can take an AP® test, even if they do not take an AP® course. What?? AP® courses are extra difficult, and often take 2-3 hou...

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Study Skills for Seriously Low SAT® or ACT® Scores

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Please note that as of January 2021, The College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® essay. by Author First of all, look at some colleg...

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Automatic Academic Scholarships

Did you know that some colleges link scholarship amounts directly to a student's ACT® or SAT® score? They set a minimum SAT® score and if the student ...

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College Psychology in High School

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. This includes study of the conscious and unconscious mind, feelings, thoughts, and the resulting act...

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When Should My Child Take College Admission Tests?

Wondering about the optimal time to take college admission tests? Click on Lee's video, below, to learn when to take the PSAT®, SAT®, and ACT® tests.&...

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