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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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Our family began to homeschool 3 years ago, in the junior high years, and I consider myself very fortunate to have read Lee's writ... Read More
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Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]

Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]
I encourage parents to apply to both public and private universities. This short ebook explains the process of how to find a college: Finding a Colleg...
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I think this advice is very sound. I’d only add the encouragement to contribute to the financial support of the campus ministry le... Read More
Saturday, 01 January 2022 16:56
Jennifer
Julie, Thank you for the great idea! It's good to remember things like this. Jennifer, Assistant to Lee... Read More
Thursday, 20 January 2022 18:25
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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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[Free Book] Keys to High School Success

[Free Book] Keys to High School Success
Many parents sail through homeschooling in the early years, but when faced with the prospect of homeschooling high school, they get ready to bail, for...
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[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer

[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer
Ahhhh, summer! It's the best season ever! June rolls around and our priorities turn to camping, vacation, snuggling young children, relaxing in a hamm...
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Teaching Strategies to Help Struggling Learners

Teaching Strategies to Help Struggling Learners
If you have a struggling learner, you know the challenges that come with every day. Whether the struggle comes from one individual subject or from acr...
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College Launch Solution Highly Recommended by The Old Schoolhouse

College Launch Solution Highly Recommended by The Old Schoolhouse
Erica used the College Launch Solution with her family and highly recommends it to the reader of The Old Schoolhouse. It is easy to tally th...
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[Free book] High School Testing

[Free book] High School Testing
Although I have never been a big proponent of standardized tests, they can be useful for many homeschoolers. Some tests can serve as an inexpensive me...
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Free Resources Help Marie Earn $27,000 in Scholarships

Free Resources Help Marie Earn $27,000 in Scholarships
Do you like free stuff? Marie does - and it's made a HUGE difference in her life to read my free eBook. Download your copy today! "Hi Lee, I've used y...
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What is a good score on the ACT test?

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What is a good score on the ACT test? The definition of a "good score" always depends on what college you are applying to, but I can give you some gen...
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Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018

Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018
Did 2018 come and go as fast for you as it did for me!? I can't believe we've begun a new year already. In looking back over 2018, I've pulled my top ...
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Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]

Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]
Teaching driving is just one of the many things homeschool parents are responsible for. There are 10 more essential subjects to teach for yo...
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Very helpful, thank you!
Saturday, 28 September 2019 14:10
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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

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When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts, you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized...
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Guest — Kathy
Are there tests available that are good to practice test taking, besides the standardized tests?
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 20:25
Robin
I'm sure there are! The options are endless. Lee talks about how to study and use practice tests here: 6 Top Tips on Tests If yo... Read More
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrol...
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

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Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared.&nb...
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