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How Do Homeschoolers Graduate?

How Do Homeschoolers Graduate?
How do homeschooler's graduate? At home! There are a few things you need to know, to make sure your student is officially a high school graduate with ...
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How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?

How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?
 Parents worry about homeschooling and socialization. Neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird. And kids just want to find friends. Here ...
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Guest — Alaina
Thank you, Lee! I need to continue to reflect over this article. I read it at a time when I truly needed to hear this encouragem... Read More
Saturday, 05 October 2019 18:27
Robin
Lee loves to help, Alaina! Let us know if you have questions! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach

How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!

College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!
 Have you ever considered hiring a college coach?  In 2017, the average cost to hire a college coach was between $4000 and $6000. And s...
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Who is the Best College Coach?

Who is the Best College Coach?
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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How to Be the Best Homeschool Guidance Counselor

How to Be the Best Homeschool Guidance Counselor
 Did you know that you are your child's best homeschool guidance counselor? You'll never believe what I overheard one day while getting my hair d...
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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information
FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are als...
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September Gold Care Club Updates

September Gold Care Club Updates
New for this month in the Gold Care Club updates ...  How To Training Courses Quick Start : Best Guidance CounselorBeginner : Preparing to Homesc...
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September Homeschool Calendar Reminders

September Homeschool Calendar Reminders
The start of the homeschool year is here! Here are some September homeschool calendar reminders to help kick off your homeschool year the right way!&n...
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Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students

Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students
Full tuition scholarships - the envy of parents everywhere! We dream of them with stars in our eyes and thoughts of a quality education for our studen...
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Thank you so much for sharing this article. It would also be cool if you provided links to the sites of these universities where t... Read More
Thursday, 22 October 2020 09:40
Robin
Lee often talks about how universities vet students for scholarships. That's why creating a Comprehensive Record is SO important. ... Read More
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Lee Binz
Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
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How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?

How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?
If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their g...
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Homeschool High School and Retain Sanity With These Keys to Success

Homeschool High School and Retain Sanity With These Keys to Success
Have you ever wished there was a free workshop called "How to Homeschool High School Without Going Bonkers"? Well, there is, and you are cordially inv...
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How to Homeschool Independently

How to Homeschool Independently
"Old-fashioned" homeschooling is still your best bet for growing passionate learners! You can learn how to homeschool independently and take your life...
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15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript

15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript
A homeschool transcript is part of your child's educational background that you will have to provide when you help them go through the college admissi...
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Driven Crazy by Homeschool Drivers Ed

Driven Crazy by Homeschool Drivers Ed
 If you're a homeschool family and have a teen in the house, I'm certain that you've probably had the dreaded discussion ... "When can I learn to...
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Karen, Thanks for the tip about curriculum in Texas. Taking drivers ed AND having a homeschool transcript will often earn the "Goo... Read More
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Once my daughter got her license and I was adding her as a driver to our policy, the insurance representative asked me whether she... Read More
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More Encouraging Posts

  • Super Senior or Delayed Graduation: The 5 Year Plan

    When deciding whether or not you'll have your student do a 5th year of high school, or a Super Senior year, you'll need to weigh the desires and maturity of your student against their age and abilities.

    It's normal for a child to graduate high school between the ages of 17 and 20. For many parents, that means that you can

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  • 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, or want to prepare for the AP exams in economics. There are a lot of different ways to cover economics as a homeschooler. Here are some options you might consider.

    This post contains
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  • 17 Tips for Kinesthetic Learners in High School

    An active learner, or kinesthetic learner, often learns best by moving. Even when they are high school age. And you can use their movement to your advantage! 

      {NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy, I make a few pennies, but sadly, not enough for a latte.}

    How can you identify a kinesthetic learner? 

    It's almost like some

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  • 3 Writing Prompts for Course Descriptions

    Some colleges say they don't need homeschool course descriptions for admission, but most colleges will request or appreciate course descriptions. (Spoiler alert: writing prompts to follow!) Some colleges might even require them. A wise homeschool parent will maximize scholarships by writing homeschool course descriptions for the core classes, electives, and delight directed learning credits that their homeschooled student earn..

    A student's homeschool high school record is the

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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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