Every great cooking project requires great ingredients. And homeschool records are the same way. You want to start with a great ingredient list!
You know how a Thanksgiving dinner usually includes a turkey, and Easter may always mean lamb? Well there are common ingredients in homeschool records too.
There are 5 major ingredients for comprehensive homeschool records.
1. Official Transcript
2. Course Descriptions
3. Reading List
4. Activities and Awards List
5. Work Samples
Together, all of these things are GREAT outside documentation that prove you completed your calling of educating your child.
Thank you for the kind words! Lee loves helping other homeschool families get BIG money for college!
Way to go Penny, and daughter!
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Plus, of course, my daughter's hard work, which was, of course, most important of all. Thanks to you though, for showing me how to present it correctly. I an ever grateful... and I'll have another in 4 years....
Lee - I took this advice (and used your book extensively) when I wrote up my daughter's portfolio last year. Not only did she get in to her first choice college, she received the largest scholarship they offer. We COULD NOT have done it without your wisdom. If I may brag a bit, the admissions counselor said they had never seen a better, more complete homeschool transcript package. And it's all down to you, and 27 pages of my own creation (wink). THANK YOU!
Are you busy getting all of your Christmas gifts purchased? If so, you won't want to miss this list! Christmas gifts for your homeschooler that will free you from checking your list twice!
What are Gifts that Pay for College?
Kids want fun things that they are interesting to them.
Parents want educated children without going broke or crazy.
Some people simply aren't textbook people! What do you do if your homeschooler learns by living, instead of studying textbooks? What if your child soaks up knowledge like a sponge, without being directed in any way? If this is you, do you know how to put their fabulous fun on your child's homeschool transcript?
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It's tempting to think that our goal is to get our children in to college. No, no! Our goal is that our children can get in AND afford to go to college. Getting admitted is only part of the problem!
Lots of parents find themselves in this situation at this time of year - they know the child is admitted, but
Get tips for busy homeschool parents trying to choose the right test and prepare students for high school test success and to earn college credit in high school.
Why are high school subject tests important? They provide outside documentation of high school accomplishments and demonstrate college readiness. They show understanding of academic subjects. Colleges know there are poorly educated public and