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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 College Coach for Your Child

How to Be the Best College Coach for Your Child
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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Recommended Study Guides for High School Test Prep

Recommended Study Guides for High School Test Prep
High school tests are updated and changed fairly often. For example, the SAT® dropped the essay portion of the test in January 2021. It takes a while ...
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Essential Questions for Your College Visit

Essential Questions for Your College Visit
Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school...
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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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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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My daughter is currently attending Geneva College. Although it is not her major, they have an excellent ABET-accredited engineerin... Read More
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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
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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
Monday, 01 February 2021 19:32
Guest — Penelope
Wait... no more SATs?? Does this mean they will no longer be offering SAT testing at all? EVER?
Monday, 01 February 2021 16:18
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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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More Encouraging Posts

  • How to Write Essays in High School

    During Alex's first week at college, he came home and thanked me for a specific skill he learned when we were homeschooling. Believe it or not, he thanked me for teaching him how to write essays in high school, specifically a quick essay. 

     Learning to write a quick one or two page, hand-written essay is important for three reasons.

    1. Being able to
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  • The Psychology of Letting Go (with a Success Story)

    Letting go is tough. It's even tougher when you are a homeschool parent. Being with our children 24 hours a day provides its struggles, yes, but it provides such great joy, as well! There can be success along the way.


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    Joyce and I have worked together for years as part of my Gold Care Club , getting all her homeschool records

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  • Foreign Language Credit for Bilingual Students

     In public schools, they give high school credit for being bilingual and you can do it, too.

    Embrace the unique and diverse strengths of your student. You can give credit for what they already know, and The Total Transcript Solution will help you do that easily. Giving credit for what they already know will allow them more time to pursue other subjects,

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  • 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 grants, loans, or work-study, whether it's from the government or from schools. All of this is determined by your answers to the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 

    There's a myth out

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