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Scholarships Come in Waves

Scholarships Come in Waves
Pursuing scholarships for homeschoolers is important, yet you may find yourself impatiently wondering how long it will take to learn what your child w...
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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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[Free Class] Super Scholarships for Humble Homeschoolers

[Free Class] Super Scholarships for Humble Homeschoolers
 Oh no! Did you miss our webinar event?Sign up for my monthly newsletter and stay up-to-date on our upcoming events.We'd love to have you join! Y...
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Lee Binz
This class will be most helpful for parents that currently have a high school student in grades 8-12, whether they are dual enroll... Read More
Thursday, 09 February 2017 15:29
Guest — [email protected]
Is this for incoming freshman or would the information work for transferring college students? Thanks! JD... Read More
Thursday, 09 February 2017 13:53
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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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The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT

The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT
You're likely familiar with the SAT® and ACT® tests, but are you familiar with the Classic Learning Test (CLT)? I'm not always able to spend...
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Test Preparation Without Getting Smarter

Test Preparation Without Getting Smarter
When the SAT® or ACT® is just a few days away, test preparation shouldn't make you worry about getting smarter! Just prepare for the test. Sure, ...
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Tips for Taking the PSAT®

Tips for Taking the PSAT®
Even though high school testing seems a bit daunting when you are getting ready to take the first one, these tips for taking the  PSAT® &nbs...
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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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Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests

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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Anita
Hi, Anna. It's ok to list the books in the course description. As Lee states above, you just don't want to title the class as SA... Read More
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 18:21
Guest — Anna Patchett
How would you word the course description if you are using ACT and SAT prep books? In a course description you list the books you ... Read More
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Math Books Will Not Increase Your Test Scores

Math Books Will Not Increase Your Test Scores
It's tempting to think that taking a pre-calculus or calculus class will help your SAT® or ACT® test scores, but it's not true! My High Scho...
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Instead of CLEP (where you're not sure you'll pass, but you still have to pay every test), you can do ALEKS. It's $20/mo or $100/... Read More
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 23:56
Guest — Pat Wesolowski
Colleges grant college credit for ALEKS classes?
Friday, 15 September 2017 23:31
Lee Binz
Hi Teresa, There are two math CLEP Tests, college algebra and college mathematics. You can read more about those tests on the Coll... Read More
Friday, 01 September 2017 19:05
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Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200

Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200
Let's talk about college scholarships. Every family, that has a child going to college, wants them, but they seem to be so elusive! Let me introd...
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High School Tests During Coronavirus Pandemic

High School Tests During Coronavirus Pandemic
Due to social distancing requirements, and the possibility of further school closures, parents and students are struggling to provide college admissio...
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3 Waves of Scholarships

3 Waves of Scholarships
Scholarships come in waves.  They don't all come at once and they don't all come when you receive college admission. And, unfortunately, they don't all come by the time you have to decide on your college, either.  To say the least, they certainly don't come when it's convenient, that's for sure.Three Waves of Scholarships Scholarships come in Waves - 3 waves, actually.  The first wave is scholarship money based on application numbers.  That means the score on...
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Lee Binz
Lee, I love your posts. They are truly amusing as well as informational.
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Robin
Thank you, Denise! Lee is always thankful to hear that she has blessed parents. And when her humor is understood! Robin Assistant... Read More
Friday, 08 March 2019 01:55
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Devastating Test Results: Test Canceled and Scores Lost

Devastating Test Results: Test Canceled and Scores Lost
Plan ahead to avoid devastating test results. Whether your child is a super-smart, gifted test-taker, or struggling test-o-phobe, there is o...
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Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]

Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]
Let me explain how cookies improve test scores! To choose the best high school test for your child in just 3 easy steps, begin with the time...
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