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"Secrets of the College Launch" Master Class [Virtual Homeschool Convention]

"Secrets of the College Launch" Master Class [Virtual Homeschool Convention]
Not everyone has a homeschool convention nearby. No fair! Let me help you with that! Today you can sign up for a convention all your own, that yo...
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Who is the Best College Coach?

Who is the Best College Coach?
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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[Free Class] How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Homeschooling High School

[Free Class] How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Homeschooling High School
Homeschooling high school is a challenge. College prep is an additional challenge on top of that. Many parents struggle because they don't know HOW to...
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Essential Questions for Your College Visit

Essential Questions for Your College Visit
Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school...
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College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay

College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay
As of 2021, the College Board made two immediate changes that affect high school testing.1. The College Board will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests®....
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Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges

Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges
Do you have an engineering 'geek' in your household? (Read my article, Teaching Geeks)  Need to find a conservative Christian Engineering College for them? I can give you a jumping off place if you aren't sure where to start!  How can you find a good Christian engineering college that is also a conservative Christian university? Christian parent's want Christians their kids to have opportunities to celebrate their faith find opportunities to be active in on-campus ministry groups. My...
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Guest — Michelle
My daughter is currently attending Geneva College. Although it is not her major, they have an excellent ABET-accredited engineerin... Read More
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 20:38
Guest — Pat Wesolowski
I mentioned Bryan College earlier so I wanted to add an update. Dr. Lyle Smith is now the Dean of the Vogel Engineering School at ... Read More
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 13:33
Anita
Thank you so much for letting us know! That is great information that I'm sure many will find helpful. ~ Anita, Assistant to The ... Read More
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[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!

[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!
You have spent years planting the seeds of a high school education. You have watched it grow and seen your children thrive under your careful care. No...
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Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)

Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)
When you are looking at different colleges, spend some time digging into college statistics before you visit a campus. College statistics may look lik...
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How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?

How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?
If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their g...
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What is the Meaning of a Test Optional College (or Test Blind College)?

What is the Meaning of a Test Optional College (or Test Blind College)?
With the occurrence of the pandemic, many colleges have gone to being 'test optional' or 'test blind'. But what does that really mean? And, does it af...
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What Homeschool Families Need to Know About the Common Application

What Homeschool Families Need to Know About the Common Application
The Common Application can be the cause of anxiety for many homeschool families. You get into it and invariably there are questions that you have, as ...
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Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests

Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests
When your child is working hard on studying for college admission tests, like the SAT® or ACT®, you may be accumulating enough hours to make this...
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Hi, Anna. It's ok to list the books in the course description. As Lee states above, you just don't want to title the class as SA... Read More
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 18:21
Guest — Anna Patchett
How would you word the course description if you are using ACT and SAT prep books? In a course description you list the books you ... Read More
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How to Write a Homeschool Profile Letter

How to Write a Homeschool Profile Letter
Have you run across a college that is asking for a homeschool profile letter? I'll bet if that's happened to you, you're at a loss as to what they eve...
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[Free Download] 75 College Application Essay Prompts

[Free Download] 75 College Application Essay Prompts
Do you have a Junior? You'll want to practice college application essays this year! To help you, I'm giving you my ebook, 75 College Application ...
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Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200

Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200
Let's talk about college scholarships. Every family, that has a child going to college, wants them, but they seem to be so elusive! Let me introd...
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  • Devoted to Devotions

    Listen. Learn. Discern. Get guidance. Sounds great! Now if we could just teach our children to have a quiet time and devotional with the word of God, they could listen, learn, discern, and get guidance too!

    This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.

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  • Why College Preparation is Important for Homeschoolers

    High school is like driving on auto-pilot. You arrive at the destination, but can't remember driving! When you homeschool high school, sometimes life goes by and your child is a senior before you know what happened.

    One Tuesday, a panicked parent of a senior in high school called. "I'm in a bind! I just found out that I need a
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  • Planning for Homeschooling High School during Uncertain Times

    We are living in uncertain times - especially when it comes to homeschooling high school. There are public and private schools that are undecided about how to do school, which is leaving families in limbo about the education of their children.

    If you are considering homeschooling high school, or maybe already are homeschooling high school, and need guidance on how to

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  • Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades

    I don't recommend weighting grades. It makes it harder for colleges, and colleges tend to like you more if you make their job easier.  Here is the problem, every high school has a different policy on weighting grades.

    Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades


    For an "Honors" or AP class, some high schools will add 1.0 to the grade - so the highest grade possible is a 5.0
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