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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, ...
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When you really want a Christian University

When you really want a Christian University
A private Christian school is a great idea, but you have to do your research. You may want to grab my free ebook, Finding a College You Love, to get a...
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Top Tips for Choosing a Career

Top Tips for Choosing a Career
Choosing a career for your child is not something you need to do in high school, and it's certainly not something you can do for another adult. So let...
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Lee Binz
Hi Krissy! I often suggest chemistry/chemical engineering or architecture for serious Lego fans. But more urgently, look at the N... Read More
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 15:45
Guest — Krissy
Hi! Thank you for your helpful and encouraging words. Do you have any suggestions for a 15-year-old who wants to be a Lego designe... Read More
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 12:02
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The Final Sacrificial Culmination of the Homeschool Years

The Final Sacrificial Culmination of the Homeschool Years
If you regularly use words like field-tripping and work-shopping, this tip is for you! Bonnie writes about how her final sacrificial culmination of ho...
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Lee Binz
Oh I remember than convention so well - it was sure hot that day! I'm so glad to be able to help you, Deanna! Blessings, Lee... Read More
Saturday, 21 April 2018 21:52
Deanna Pathio
Thank you Bonnie for sharing! After reading your post, I am so glad I found The Homescholar when my son was in 8th grade! I found ... Read More
Saturday, 21 April 2018 19:35
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Online Dual Enrollment Classes

Online Dual Enrollment Classes
Online dual enrollment classes are available in many states, but, like anything else, have pros and cons. Before enrolling, become informed,...
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What to Submit with Your College Application

What to Submit with Your College Application
The college admission process can be a long and grueling process, filled with strange forms and processes that you haven't heard of before. All t...
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Carbonite Can Save Your Bacon

Carbonite Can Save Your Bacon
What's better than bacon? Keeping your files safe with Carbonite! {Note: this post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I make a few pennies, but sadly, not enough for a latte.}   Most homeschoolers don’t have the time or energy to back up all their data like that, but disasters can happen.  A single computer virus, a major computer crash, or a household disaster or theft can destroy all the hard work you put...
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Top 10 Take-Aways from The College Launch [Virtual] Convention

Top 10 Take-Aways from The College Launch [Virtual] Convention
Parents and teens loved the free convention classes last month! The response was so phenomenal in these courses, I have identified a huge need in the ...
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Elizabeth Barnett
My two high school juniors and I enjoyed the College Launch Convention. I think that my children were given a lot of good informa... Read More
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 23:59
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How to Change a College Scholarship Policy

How to Change a College Scholarship Policy
Here is the problem. Colleges all have very unique, very different policies from one another. In addition, college admission policies can change over ...
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Training Teens: Prepare for Independent Living

Training Teens: Prepare for Independent Living
One day, someday, our children will be living on their own. They will sink or swim based on the skills we have given them, and their ability to adapt ...
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Send Thank You Notes by Email to Demonstrate Interest

Send Thank You Notes by Email to Demonstrate Interest
Each time you and your child interact with a college, the student should send a "Thank You" note by email within a few days of their visit. In the pas...
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Jodie Masella Masella
This is great information! Thank you!
Friday, 16 February 2018 04:25
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How to Submit Your Comprehensive Homeschool Records

How to Submit Your Comprehensive Homeschool Records
After all the blood, sweat, and tears of creating comprehensive homeschool records, you have to submit them to colleges in order to reap the rewards. ...
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Massive Open Online Courses [MOOCs] For Homeschool Students

Massive Open Online Courses [MOOCs] For Homeschool Students
Do you know how your teen can find and gain admission to a perfect fit college? I do! Click to register for my free class: College Applications Simply...
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I tried a Creative Writing course on Coursera. I wouldn’t recommend this type of course to my graduating sons. Anything considere... Read More
Thursday, 06 August 2020 20:42
Robin
Thank you for the fantastic info, Rebecca! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 06 August 2020 21:24
Lee Binz
Sandra, thanks os much for sharing your first-hand experience! I really appreciate it. Blessings, Lee
Monday, 03 September 2018 14:52
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How to Get Scholarships

How to Get Scholarships
Do you know how homeschoolers earn scholarships? By gaining information about the process early in high school, so they know all the pieces and are re...
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Freshman Year for Free with Modern States Education Alliance

Freshman Year for Free with Modern States Education Alliance
Modern States Education Alliance has a program to provide freshman year of college for free through free online CLEP courses and payment of $80 test f...
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