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Letting Go After Homeschooling High School

Letting Go After Homeschooling High School
When did my baby grow up? A question every parent asks as they send their child off to college or as they launch them into life. As we are homeschooli...
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Making Homeschool Economics Fast and Easy

Making Homeschool Economics Fast and Easy
Economics is usually a 1/2 credit, semester-long class taught during senior year in high school. Sometimes homeschoolers want to provide a full 1 credit class on economics, which can be done. There are a lot of different ways to cover economics as a homeschooler. Here are some options you might consider.This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Fast and Easy EconomicsNot everything in high school has to be...
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Guest — Terrible Tuesday: That’s a lot of straws | Oddly Said
[…] high schooling people: Making homeschool economics fast and easy. I like the idea of using the Great Courses classes. I ... Read More
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 17:20
Guest — Alane
Hi Lee, Another resource to add to your list is Hillsdale college offers a free 10 lecture series about economics (as well as gov... Read More
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:49
Guest — Sheryl Chandler
Lee, I did not realize your son helped Jay Richards with 'Money, Greed and God'. I read it last summer and loved it...and I'm not ... Read More
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February Gold Care Club Update

February Gold Care Club Update
Are you a member of the Gold Care Club? If so, be sure to check out what's new this month in the member resource area! How-to Trai...
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How to Help with Career Assessment for High School Students

How to Help with Career Assessment for High School Students
If you are stressed out that your high school teen hasn't found a career interest yet, relax. Some kids decide on a career when they are very young, a...
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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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Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript

Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript
"Double dipping" in homeschooling high school is a common problem. It is an offense that you shouldn't commit, but do you know how to avoid it wh...
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[Free eBook] College Credit in High School

[Free eBook] College Credit in High School
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...
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How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale

How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale
When you choose to homeschool, there are, what seems like, mountains of things to choose to set up your homeschool. Not the least of which, ...
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I love the "Parent is not annoyed" on the evaluation criteria.
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That is my favorite part, Peggy! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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Homeschool Documentation and Work Samples

Homeschool Documentation and Work Samples
It is important to provide colleges with the information they need when going through the college admission process. Although the transcript...
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Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges

Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges
Do you have an engineering 'geek' in your household? (Read my article, Teaching Geeks)  Need to find a conservative Christian Engineering College for them? I can give you a jumping off place if you aren't sure where to start!  How can you find a good Christian engineering college that is also a conservative Christian university? Christian parent's want Christians their kids to have opportunities to celebrate their faith find opportunities to be active in on-campus ministry groups. My...
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Guest — Michelle
My daughter is currently attending Geneva College. Although it is not her major, they have an excellent ABET-accredited engineerin... Read More
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 20:38
Guest — Pat Wesolowski
I mentioned Bryan College earlier so I wanted to add an update. Dr. Lyle Smith is now the Dean of the Vogel Engineering School at ... Read More
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 13:33
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Thank you so much for letting us know! That is great information that I'm sure many will find helpful. ~ Anita, Assistant to The ... Read More
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College Board Announces Changes for Essay Portion of Test

College Board Announces Changes for Essay Portion of Test
 The College Board announced big changes to the essay portion of their test recently that you should understand, because your teenager and p...
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Yes, the SAT® is still being offered. There are two areas that the College Board made changes to (Lee references those in the fir... Read More
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Guest — Penelope
Wait... no more SATs?? Does this mean they will no longer be offering SAT testing at all? EVER?
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Homeschooling Special Needs Students in High School

Homeschooling Special Needs Students in High School
Dealing with learning challenges is difficult, but in high school, it can become seriously concerning. You don't have to be afraid! A parent is a...
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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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High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students

High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students
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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[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child

[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child
Do you find yourself fretting over the unavoidable task of making a homeschool transcript for your high school student? What seems like a daunting tas...
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Just finished listening to starting strong - homeschooling freshman and sophmore year. It was such an encouragement ... Read More
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That's wonderful, Elizabeth! I'm glad you found it helpful. I hope we'll see you this week for my class on Creating Transcripts f... Read More
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  • "Secrets of the College Launch" Master Class [Virtual Homeschool Convention]

     Not everyone has a homeschool convention nearby. No fair! Let me help you with that! Today you can sign up for a convention all of your own, that you can have one by yourself, from home, on your own time, and in your PJs.

    What is a "Master Class"? It is an in depth study into one particular topic. This Master

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  • 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 School Subject Test White Paper  will help you gain critical insights into the AP®, SAT®, and CLEP ® subject tests. These tips, along with those below, will help you prepare your children for success!

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  • What Colleges Really Want is Demonstrated Interest

    ​You will need to demonstrate interest in a college if you want to get admitted and get scholarships. Applying to a college without showing a genuine interest in the school is likely to benefit only the college, and unlikely to benefit your child. 

    Showing demonstrated interest means you have shown,  by your actions, interest in the college and your desire

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  • Devoted to Devotions

    Listen. Learn. Discern. Get guidance. Sounds great! Now if we could just teach our children to have a quiet time and devotional with the word of God, they could listen, learn, discern, and get guidance too!

    This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.

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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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