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Is the SAT a Graduation Requirement?

Is the SAT a Graduation Requirement?
In this video, I discuss whether the SAT and ACT are required for high school graduation. For personal support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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My Husband LOVED These Audio Stories

My Husband LOVED These Audio Stories
With any curriculum, it's the FIT with the child that is the most important consideration. No matter how wonderful a curriculum might be, it has to be interesting and engaging, so the child can learn.  I have to say, this new curriculum was a great fit for me and my husband, and we learned a lot from it. I was thrilled to be able to look over Diana Waring's new addition to history, called "History Revealed,...
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Update: Children Grow Up and Leave Home

Update: Children Grow Up and Leave Home
People have been asking me for an update on my kids.  My boys are all grown up - they are men now and not boys anymore.  I could give you an update, but really, I want to give you more of a warning. Children grow up. They leave home. They stop leaving messes.The other day my kids came over.  I needed an excuse to make cookies, but I also made them dinner and we all watched a movie together.  It...
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Guest — JW
Thanks for the update!
Friday, 28 February 2014 07:20
Guest — Kris
You just brought me back down to earth with tears in my eyes.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:18
Guest — JW
LOL, if we were living in our dream home, I'd be constantly yelling about horse muck being tracked into the house, bridles left dr... Read More
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 08:07
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How-to Homeschool - Will Colleges Accept My Transcript?

How-to Homeschool - Will Colleges Accept My Transcript?
In this video, I discus what colleges are looking for in a homeschool transcript. For personal support join the Gold Care Club! img class="size-full wp-image-295 alignnone" title="homeschool-high-school.gif" alt="" src="https://hhhblogs.s3.amazonaws.com/2008/03/signature.gif" width="135" height="80" If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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45 Tips for Earning Big Scholarships

45 Tips for Earning Big Scholarships
The best scholarships come to those with the biggest effort. If your child has a college interview, be prepared! Read these 45 tips for earning big college scholarships and be well prepared for any college interview or scholarship competition. You've done a great job educating your kids. They are bright, intelligent, well socialized and have an area of passionate interest. They have all the required classes, great grades, excellent test scores, and wonderful letters of recommendation. You...
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AP Exam or AP Class

AP Exam or AP Class
You do NOT need to have an official and approved AP course in order to give colleges the AP exams they want! Not all public schools offer every different AP classes.  Although colleges may like kids to take those classes, they know they aren't available in all schools. Colleges are looking for the exam.The College Board® likes to think they have sole rights to putting a capital A and capital P together on a transcript. If...
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Some of the AP tests, like World History, require a specific type of essay (in fact 3 of them) which can take a lot of time for st... Read More
Monday, 17 February 2014 13:52
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How Many Ways Can You Say I LOVE YOU?

How Many Ways Can You Say I LOVE YOU?
How many ways can you say "I love you" today? Share your ideas in the comments!  Here are some things that I thought of. Make a special dinnerHeart Shaped Meals for Valentine's Day!Plant a big kissCreate Giant Hershey's Kisses made with Rice Krispie Treats and funnelsGive tiny gifts to show your kids you love them.  You can give gifts of food or toys and create a tag that ties it into a Valentine's theme.  Here are some...
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Guest — JW
If your kids love nature, get outside or sit at a window and do the Great Backyard Bird Count! http://gbbc.birdcount.org/ We saw... Read More
Friday, 14 February 2014 17:14
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7 Big Ideas for Beating Homeschool Burnout

7 Big Ideas for Beating Homeschool Burnout
Are You Tired? Fatigued?  Need a Nap?  Here are 7 Big Ideas for Beating Homeschool Burnout A mom called me last week, ready to throw in the towel. My advice was simple. Hang on for a month and see if the feeling fades. January and February are the most difficult months for all teachers - public school, private school, and homeschool alike. Burnout can be mild or debilitating, depending on the person and the situation. Fatigue...
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Guest — Cecille
Burnout really slows us down sometimes. I am looking forward to implement strateguies to prevent this.
Monday, 23 December 2019 08:16
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Olympics and Homeschool PE

Olympics and Homeschool PE
I love watching the Olympics, don't you? Have you ever thought about how homeschooling and the Olympics collide?Watching the Olympics can encourage young athletes. Some of our best Olympians have been homeschooled. It makes it much easier to get an education and have the time needed to practice your sport.Watching the Olympics together, and incorporating that into your homeschool can be included in your physical education class. Read this article on Physical Education Outside the Box for more...
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How Do I Prove My Child is Educated?

How Do I Prove My Child is Educated?
In this video, I talk about how to prove to the colleges that your child's homeschool education is rigorous. Here are a couple of brief articles that will give you more info on registering for the SAT and ACT tests. This one has links for waivers from the testing sites: Click on "Register" or "Registration":  Fee Waivers for Tests and Applications This one has links to Sample tests:  Should I Choose the SAT or ACT for...
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College Cost Infographic

College Cost Infographic
This infographic has some interesting information about college. Scroll down and look at the college majors with the highest unemployment.  Compare that to the starting pay for some of those college majors. These are good details to know when you are looking at the cost of college.Will your child get a job?Can your child earn enough to pay off college debt?Our children don't always understand the long-term consequences of college debt, and we need to help...
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Guest — JW
When was that graphic made? It looks accurate for about 2007, at least for computer science! My husband used to earn about what ... Read More
Monday, 03 February 2014 19:54
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Art vs. Science: Which Do You Prefer?

Art vs. Science: Which Do You Prefer?
In this video, I talk about the similarity between Art and Science Labs. For support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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Guest — JW
I love both. I'm good at both. I gravitate more towards art but I spend a lot of time in nature and read science magazines from ... Read More
Friday, 31 January 2014 19:29
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Apply to More Than One College

Apply to More Than One College
One of my Gold Care Club members was concerned, and said,"My daughter wants to go to only ONE college. It's an excellent match for her, test scores are comparable, and they accept about 75% of applicants. Is it really essential that she apply to more than one college?" I have seen other members apply to only one college. Afterward, they told me they were wrong and begged me to warn other parents."Tell them to apply for more than...
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National Week of Prayer for Homeschool

National Week of Prayer for Homeschool
National Week of Prayer for HomeschoolersMonday, Jan. 27 - Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 Homeschool groups around the country have joined together to pray for homeschool families this week. Please join us in praying for the homeschool community.Prayer Schedule for this  weekMonday - Pray for Homeschooling DadsTuesday - Pray for Homeschooling MomsWednesday - Pray for Children at HomeThursday - Pray for Graduates of All AgesFriday - Pray for Second Generation HomeschoolersSaturday - Pray for Homeschooling GrandparentsSunday -...
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Guest — Lee
I'm so glad to share this information! Please pass it along! Blessings, Lee
Sunday, 26 January 2014 11:50
Guest — Jen
Thanks for spreading the word!
Sunday, 26 January 2014 11:29
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Let's Talk About Crying!

Let's Talk About Crying!
In this video, I talk about anxiety in homeschooling. I hope to lend encouragement to parents through the tough times. For support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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Guest — April Roberts
I do feel the anxiety and stress. I am battling with health issues because of my stress (this includes hair falling out). I have... Read More
Monday, 06 October 2014 13:07
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear April, I've homeschooled in CA, so I know how stressful it can be. Worrying won't help you at all, and you will be a more san... Read More
Monday, 06 October 2014 21:24
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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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