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November Gold Care Club Update

November Gold Care Club Update
 New this month for my Gold Care Club members ... Gold Care Club members ... be sure to read your email for an important announcement about consu...
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August Gold Care Club Update

August Gold Care Club Update
I hope your Gold Care Club membership will meet your needs this month. Take advantage of these resources between now and the 20th of next month&n...
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July Gold Care Club Update

July Gold Care Club Update
New this month in the Gold Care Club update ...   How To Training Courses Quick Start: Planning High School CoursesBeginner: Preparing to Homesch...
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October Gold Care Club Update

October Gold Care Club Update
New for this month in the Gold Care Club updates ...  How To Training Courses Quick Start: Keys to High School SuccessBeginner: Preparing to Home...
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June Gold Care Club Update

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 Ca...
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May Gold Care Club Update is Ready

May Gold Care Club Update is Ready
New this month in the Gold Care Club update ...  How To Training Courses Quick Start: How to Homeschool Independently Beginner: Preparing to Home...
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December Gold Care Club Update

December Gold Care Club Update
 Here's what's new for this month for the Gold Care Club. Be sure to check your inbox for more details about where to find these resources and wh...
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Make Laundry Fun

Make Laundry Fun
Make Laundry Fun Anne, one of my Gold Care Club members, takes her laptop into the laundry room and listens to my classes while folding laundry. Anne says, "You make folding laundry so much more fun, now!" Funny thing ... I mentioned that Anne folds laundry while listening to classes during my online class the other night, and she was in the class with me! The next day she wrote to me again: "Thanks for the...
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From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers

From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers
Success! I love it when people write to say THANK YOU and share their successes! I got this awesome note from Jen in Pennsylvania. Read some of her tips, and see what you can glean from her experiences today. From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers I want to thank you for all that you have done for me in my homeschool-mom journey.I've been a Gold Care Club member for a long time and it has been...
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Learn 100% About One College

Learn 100% About One College
What Colleges Want It's difficult to find out exactly what colleges want, because they are all different. Instead of the stress of figuring out what ALL colleges want, try to figure out what your number one college is and learn 100% about ONE college. Get to know absolutely everything about them. Learn their preferences and visit that college for sure. Then tailor your remaining homeschool years to meet their requirements.  In all of your communications, show them you love...
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Sometimes Support is Necessary: Homeschool Support

Sometimes Support is Necessary: Homeschool Support
Sometimes Support IS Necessary! Homeschool Support Some days I get the most fun, humbling, and awesome feedback from my Gold Care Club members!  I grabbed a voicemail from my phone and heard this:"I haven't talked to you for a while, but you're still my best friend in the homeschool business" ~ KimI thought that was so sweet! She was really stressed about her son attending a scholarship competition weekend, so I sent her this article: How to...
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Personal Homeschool Testimonials

Personal Homeschool Testimonials
It is always so encouraging for me to receive personal homeschool testimonials from families that have been able to benefit from The HomeScholar. I just had to share these two that were posted on my Facebook. // ![DATA[(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));// ]]>Post by Ginger Sorrells Dodson.// ![DATA[(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs =...
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Following Advice for 3 Years = College Admission and Scholarships

Following Advice for 3 Years = College Admission and Scholarships
What is it like to homeschool? Great fun experiences and opportunities! And as the homeschool parent, you can put the academics awesomeness into your high school records. I just got a sweet letter from Kathy explaining how she used a hike up Mt. Fuji for a PE class, for example. Feel FREE to look outside the box, and do whatever works with your child to help them learn, and prepare them for college admission and scholarships!...
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How to Earn $1600 an Hour Writing Course Descriptions

How to Earn $1600 an Hour Writing Course Descriptions
  If your homeschool family is struggling to make the time to write course descriptions, this might be a good blog post to share with your spouse.If you had the perfect job, working from home, loving your children, how much could you earn per hour, do you think? Traci found out that her job as a homeschool parent was actually earning her WELL over minimum wage. Can you believe it? $1600/hour for working on her homeschool...
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Homeschooling High School: Course Descriptions for Visual Learners

Homeschooling High School: Course Descriptions for Visual Learners
I'm a visual learner. Show me an example, and I can usually imitate it (unless technology stands in my way.)  Are you a visual thinker?  What would you like to see?"I'm a visual thinker and I guess I need to SEE a piece of paper as to how the course descriptions are laid out and formatted. Do you have a format?" ~ Maria Here are some links for visual learners who want to see a course...
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More Encouraging Posts

  • Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

    Every once in a while, I'll run across a parent that says "My child is struggling with a gaming addiction" or other tech-related addiction. Often, these parents will say, "She's very bright, but cannot apply herself because of this issue" or "his behavior has changed so much since he's been using excessive tech." Technology addiction is real. Have you read

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  • How to Calculate Homeschool GPA

    How to caluclate homeschool GPA. It's an area where homeschool parents everywhere get anxious at the thought of trying to do their child's transcript because they fear calculating the GPA. 

    Updating your child's homeschool transcript need to happen yearly. You'll include all of the finished classes from the most recent year. When you update the transcript, you'll need to recalculate the grade point average, as well.

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  • 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 of ideas for high school vocabulary development that can help you with your teenagers. You can read through them, and see if you can find suggestions that will help you with your child, in your unique

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  • How to Put Dual Enrollment on Your Homeschool Transcript


    Dual enrollment. It can be such a sticking point for homeschool families making a homeschool transcript. Follow the 6 steps below to put dual enrollment on your child's transcript.

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    This post will tell you how to put dual enrollment on a transcript. Want to see what a scholarship-winning transcript actually looks like? Click to download The HomeScholar Record Keeping Samples Read More
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