It's not (just) the PSAT part that's confusing. That was just her example.
My kid is a junior, so only some of these apply to him (but which?). Some only apply to seniors. Some apply to both!
(Not that I'm complaining! This blog is what is getting me through homeschooling high school and I appreciate EVERY effort you make to help us!!)
Oops, Lee - Denise was really asking, "In which years do we have to do each of these things?" F'rinstance, everyone has to update their transcripts in April. But Freshmen don't need to worry about the PSAT in September. I'm wondering the same things, so please, pretty please, enlighten us.
Very good question, Denise and Jo! You are correct, Freshmen typically think about registering for the PSAT in late summer/early fall. Here's an article that I think will answer your question:
Take the PSAT for Fun and Profit
That article includes info and links you can use to find out when and where the PSAT is given in your area, and how to prepare. I hope that helps!
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These are the current dates, but they do change every year. The registration links remain the same, though.
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 applications can be stressful for students and parents alike. One thing you don't need to stress about though, is whether or not you need to include your child's social security number. You are not legally required
High school geology and earth science: learn about the rock types, different layers of the atmosphere, throw in some volcanoes and earthquakes…I think we have it covered. And truth be told, you can cover much of this in the lower grades, even into middle school.
But there is one major component in studying geology that is left out of this
Dealing with learning challenges is difficult, but in high school, it can become seriously concerning. You don't have to be afraid! A parent is a successful homeschooler if their child is performing to the best of their ability. It's an emotional struggle, best understood by other parents who have faced the challenge of special needs students.
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