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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships
FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are also super-fun and well-written government prose. The US Department of Education requires the FAFSA to ...
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What is a good score on the ACT test?

What is a good score on the ACT test?
What is a good score on the ACT test? The definition of a "good score" always depends on what college you are applying to, but I can give you some generalizations that will help you think it through. My class, High School Testing - Simply Explained ,...
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7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College

7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College
Did you know the average high school guidance counselor is trying to guide 478 students all at once? How can you possibly be better than a trained professional guidance counselor! Let me explain why you are MORE than qualified to guide your child int...
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Class Rank for Homeschoolers

Class Rank for Homeschoolers
Class rank is just one decision you will need to make on your homeschool records. Let me teach you how to make transcripts and records that open doors to college admission and HUGE scholarships! Click to register: Homeschool Records that Op...
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So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?

So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?
Yep. It's October. And, for anyone with children in college that means filling out the FAFSA every year. Whether you, the parent, or the student does it, the closer to the beginning of October you do it, the better.  If you haven't filled out th...
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Lee Binz
Dear Christy, Yes. The FAFSA application form is only sent to each school you list. So you would want to list the colleges that ... Read More
Monday, 23 September 2019 21:44
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How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript

How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript
Learn how to put scouting and other fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this free ebook. Download now: How to Convert Delight Directed Learning Into High School Credit Boy Scouts, ...
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Let's Talk About Money

Let's Talk About Money
Matt Binz here (Mr. HomeScholar). I wanted to speak directly to whoever handles money matters in your family.   The College Launch Solution is expensive.  I get it. I run a small business and I know all about investing in it. You run a...
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Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students

Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students
If you know a homeschool student who has gotten a full scholarship, would you please comment with the name of the university? It will really encourage other parents! Full scholarships are merit based, which means they are based on the student's grade...
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Lee Binz
Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:44
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Student Discounts for College Kids

Student Discounts for College Kids
This is a nearly-exhaustive look at student discounts available to college students. For most of these deals, the student will need to show their college ID or share their college email address in order to take advantage of the discount. While many o...
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4 Critical Legal Documents Parent Need Before College

4 Critical Legal Documents Parent Need Before College
After all there years of parenting, it's a shock to the system to realize you need to get your child's permission in writing to discuss their health, finances, and academics after they turn 18. Crazy, right? Here's why. Once your child turns 18, they...
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Lee Binz
You're welcome, Chris! Glad you found it helpful. ~Anita, Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 16 August 2018 17:04
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9 Question Check-Up for Planning Senior Year

9 Question Check-Up for Planning Senior Year
 Senior year starting and you have a child that is college bound? Do a quick check to make sure you are ready to go! Senior year starting and you have a child that is college bound? Do a quick check to make sure you are ready to go! If you have ...
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Jessica Zbavitel
Your checklists are always extremely helpful. Thanks!
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 11:02
Lee Binz
You're welcome Jessica! I'm so glad you find them helpful Blessings, Lee
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 15:34
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17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens

17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens
Headed to college? Eventually high school ends, the final class is finished, and graduation has been celebrated. Start looking forward to the next step with this list of tips for kids heading off to college. (Need to know what your child should pack ...
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Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]

Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]
I encourage parents to apply to both public and private universities. This short ebook explains the process of how to find a college: Finding a College You Love Why apply to both public and private school, though, for Christian parents? It's complica...
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Put Bible Class on Your Transcript

Put Bible Class on Your Transcript
If you are teaching religion classes at home, I suggest that you put Bible on the transcript, for 1 credit or 1/2 credit, each year you cover that subject. If the curriculum says it's a semester, then that's 1/2 credit. Sometimes you need to count ho...
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Super-score to Improve Scholarships

Super-score to Improve Scholarships
When planning for college, you will need to have  your child take high school tests. You can find out all about high school tests in my article, High School Subject Tests Simply Explained . When using high school test scores, some college will&n...
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