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March Gold Care Club Update

March Gold Care Club Update
New, for members, this month in the Gold Care Club ... How-to Training Courses Quick Start: Christian Homeschool Success in High SchoolBeginner: Prepa...
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February Gold Care Club Update

February Gold Care Club Update
Are you a member of the Gold Care Club? If so, be sure to check out what's new this month in the member resource area! How-to Trai...
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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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Lee, I have what may seem like an odd question. I would like to know how families pay for the remaining college expenses (room/boa... Read More
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It's not an odd question, Beth. I think we all wonder about that! In her article, Homeschooling College with CLEP Lee says "Homesc... Read More
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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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Homeschooling High School: Success with the First, Confidence with the Second

Homeschooling High School: Success with the First, Confidence with the Second
I love hearing back from parents with graduates!  I love hearing about her successes with the National Merit Finalist, college admission, and full scholarships.  Here is what Andrea wrote: I have learned so much over these past couple of years and appreciate so much the help your Gold Care Club has been. My oldest son, Adam, just graduated and is going to be attending Auburn University this fall with scholarships that will more than equal a...
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Homeschool Mom's Investment Wins Big!

Homeschool Mom's Investment Wins Big!
Thank you, Sue, for sharing your experience! Even though I am in the field of education, finding a plan for homeschooling high school and preparing good college transcripts was not easy. Then I came across Lee’s website and everything changed.I first purchased the “Total Transcript Solution” program to help me organize and plan my 10th grade daughter’s transcripts. Lee added so many bonuses and articles which helped me in the whole process so that* I now...
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Here's the Solution to "Help! I don't know what I'm doing!"

Here's the Solution to "Help! I don't know what I'm doing!"
I'm getting those calls and emails again.  The ones where parents start with "Help!  I don't know what I'm doing!" I hear it all.  See if these worries sound familiar: Can my child get into college? Can she get good scholarships? How can I provide opportunities for his future? How do we apply to college? What do I do first?If you are confused with the whole process, and don't even know what to do first, please...
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Teen Wants to go to Public School

Teen Wants to go to Public School
There are certainly some challenging things that can happen to homeschoolers.  One of the biggest challenges is a child that wants to go to public school.  Nobody will have the answer for you, and nobody can solve this problem.  It's something you just have to work through - and pray over.  If you are in the midst of the struggle, I can consult with you on the phone if you are a Gold Care Club member....
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Feel The Love from Colleges!

Feel The Love from Colleges!
Where will you be four years from now?  Will you experience post-homeschool success?  These notes from other real homeschool parents are SURE to encourage you!Encouragement from Ann in Connecticut Just a short note of encouragement - two years ago, I was just where you are. I had purchased the Total Transcript Solution, as I knew I had to prepare transcripts for college admission, and my son had taken the SAT, but I knew NOTHING about what...
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MidWest Homeschool Convention - Please Come See Me!

MidWest Homeschool Convention - Please Come See Me!
I'm purchasing my tickets to The MidWest Homeschool Convention now, and I'm wondering who I will get to see there!  Please come and see me at the Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati March 31-April 2. If you register now, you will get a discount on admission.  I would love to meet you, talk with you, and answer your questions in person, face-to-face.The MidWest Homeschool Convention is HUGE with more speakers and vendors than just about any other...
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Robin, I would LOVE to see you there! Sounds like fun!
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Hi Robin, I would LOVE to come to Arizona! You may know this, but I have to limit the number of conventions I attend because I h... Read More
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  • [Free eBook] Finding A College You Love

    Finding a college is like trying to find the "love of your life." When you have narrowed down your selection of colleges to a few candidate schools, it's time for a visit. Keep in mind that you are trying to find the "love of your life." You would not immediately marry a person without first getting acquainted. Similarly, visiting is an

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  • Sending Senior Year Transcripts to College

    Putting together a homeschool transcript is one of the most important things to do before your student’s senior year. Is yours up to date and ready to send to colleges? Here are some helpful things to consider when putting the final touches on your masterpiece!

    Sending Senior Year Transcripts to College

    What to Include

    Make sure to include all the classes your child is currently taking,

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  • Time to Think About Grades, Credits, and Transcripts

    Whether you're new to homeschooling or a seasoned veteran who just needs a little help creating your child's transcripts, it's Time to Think About Grades, Credits, and Transcripts! It will be painless - I'm known as the "Homeschool consultant who does NOT make you cry"!

    In this class you'll learn how to figure out high school credits and calculate grades. I'll tell

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  • 31 Educational Games for High School Students

    Games for high school students can make learning more fun. Learning through games requires a careful balance of structure and fun (so the kids don't go crazy) and an amount of teen independence (so the mom doesn't go crazy.) Good thing for you, you're reading this just prior to the holidays! A great pre-holiday shopping guide for the teens in your

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