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How to Accomplish a Stigma Free Homeschool Graduation

How to Accomplish a Stigma Free Homeschool Graduation
"Should my child get their GED as a homeschooler?" That's a question that I answer often when it comes to homeschool graduation. Once upon a time, col...
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12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)

12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)
Graduating your homeschool student can seem very intimidating on the outside. But, with all of the right information and correct steps, your student's...
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Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)

Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)
When you are looking at different colleges, spend some time digging into college statistics before you visit a campus. College statistics may look lik...
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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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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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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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Help with College Applications: Your Social Security Number is Private!

Help with College Applications: Your Social Security Number is Private!
Should you put your social security number on a college application? That is a very common question that I hear from parents. Filling out college appl...
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What to Include on a Homeschool Transcript for College Applications

What to Include on a Homeschool Transcript for College Applications
It's fall of senior year and you and your child are sitting down to submit college applications. Of course, your job will be much easier if the homesc...
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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)?
With the occurrence of the pandemic, many colleges have gone to being 'test optional' or 'test blind'. But what does that really mean? And, does it af...
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What Homeschool Families Need to Know About the Common Application

What Homeschool Families Need to Know About the Common Application
The Common Application can be the cause of anxiety for many homeschool families. You get into it and invariably there are questions that you have, as ...
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The Coronavirus and College Admission Update

The Coronavirus and College Admission Update
Homeschoolers, and families that are forced homeschoolers, are faced with canceled college admission tests and colleges have closed their ca...
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Guest — Jaime Goodman
Everything seems to be on hold for my graduating senior. The idea of a gap year had occurred to me but what does that even look li... Read More
Thursday, 16 April 2020 22:50
Lee Binz
Hi Jaime! A gap year can be doing anything helpful, not just missions or travel. So working as an essential worker totally would c... Read More
Friday, 17 April 2020 20:04
Lee Binz
What a blessing to see your name today Ann! I'm so glad your family is safe and healthy. Thanks for your encouragement again, afte... Read More
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39 Ways to Demonstrate Interest in a College and Maximize Scholarships

39 Ways to Demonstrate Interest in a College and Maximize Scholarships
What are colleges are really looking for? Students who really want to attend a particular college need to be able to convince the school tha...
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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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Important FAFSA Facts for Homeschoolers

Important FAFSA Facts for Homeschoolers
Each year, the government doles out 150 billion dollars in education grants. Almost everyone can get some kind of aid, whether it's in the form of gra...
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Thanks for sharing such a great blog!!! keep sharing such a great blog, that would help homeschooler.
Monday, 07 October 2019 08:50
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College Admission Scandal Avoidance in 5 Easy Steps

College Admission Scandal Avoidance in 5 Easy Steps
There have been multiple felony charges, including bribery and money laundering. The very famous Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were accused, but ...
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More Encouraging Posts

  • [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 task can be done in a way that highlights your child's unique qualities. 

    Families have a lot in common, but every family is unique, and every child is unique in the classes they take. You can

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  • June Gold Care Club Update

    ​Here is the June Gold Care Club update. Find out what new classes are available for you to use in your homeschool.

    New for this month for the Gold Care Club update:

    How To Training Courses

    Quick Start: Homeschool High School Excellence
    Beginner: Preparing to Homeschool High School - Live Convention Part 2/3
    Intermediate: Junior Year
    Advanced: Admission Policies Demystified
    Encouragement:

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  • Gear Up to Homeschool High School

      Facing high school?

    You can anticipate fall with excitement and enthusiasm! I have planned a wonderful "Gear Up for High School" Event, September 9-13, for extra motivation. This special week-long event will calm your fears and empower you to tackle the upcoming school year.

    Sign up for a freebie each day during this week-long event for parents! Give me

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  • Reach, Fit, and Safety Simplified

    Finding a college is more than watching where your friends and neighbors’ children go to school. Take your sophomore or junior to a college fair and/or search online for the perfect college match for your student. Once you have some possibilities, visit the college in person. Visiting is the only way to see if it’s a perfect match. Try to

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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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