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What Grade is Your Child in Next Year?

What Grade is Your Child in Next Year?
What Grade is Your Child in Next Year? What grade is your child in next year? Are you ready? If you need to plan for the coming year, I have a book that's a perfect fit, no matter what grade!Homeschooling Middle School with Powerful Purpose: How to Successfully Navigate 6th through 8th GradeMiddle school is a time when homeschool parents often get frightened and quit. But now is no time to panic! Middle school can be...
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National Merit Scholarship Information for Homeschoolers

National Merit Scholarship Information for Homeschoolers
Money for College! Have you seen billboards and newspaper articles announcing that a student is a National Merit Scholar?  Did you know that those students entered the competition by taking the PSAT? The National Merit Scholarship is the best known high school scholarship in the nation, and the only way to win is to start with the PSAT test.  Therefore, the single most important thing you can do to win that scholarship is to make sure...
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Guest — Renee G
My dd is a semi-finalist this year. If she gets finalist (90% do), her college of choice will give her a scholarship that includes... Read More
Sunday, 18 November 2012 05:25
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Register for the PSAT

Register for the PSAT
Right now is the time.  No more putting it off.  Call the local high school (public or private) and ask them how to register your homeschooled student for the PSAT.  The test is in October, but you need to register as soon as possible. The PSAT in 10th grade is "for fun."  It's an opportunity for sophomores to try the PSAT for the first time, when it really don't matter for anything.The PSAT in 11th grade...
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Guest — Susie
Hi there! I know this is somewhat off-topic however I had to ask. Does running a well-established blog like yours require a massiv... Read More
Friday, 18 October 2013 04:50
Guest — Lee
Suzie, thanks for the question! I can tell you that it takes a lot of consistency and hard work. It does take a good amount of tim... Read More
Friday, 18 October 2013 10:29
Guest — Lori
Thanks Lee! I put a note on my calendar for next year to contact the school about the PSAT! ;-)
Thursday, 29 November 2012 16:03
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