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Colleges - Homeschool Friendly or Homeschool Fussy?

Colleges - Homeschool Friendly or Homeschool Fussy?
Colleges love homeschoolers! Look for ways colleges target advertising to you and your student. Look in homeschool magazines and around homeschool con...
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Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers

Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers
When you are visiting and applying to colleges, try to convince the college that your child is a good investment for their scholarship donations. You ...
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Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond

Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond
Right now, I'm guessing that your focus is essential writing skills for high school. Once your child can write reasonably well, your next worry is a simple one. Make sure they have the essential writing skills for college and career. This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond I have a book recommendation for you!...
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What's Up with Reading Lists?

What's Up with Reading Lists?
What's up with Reading Lists? Every student should have a high school reading list as part of their college admission package. Each will be a unique reading list that reflects the child's unique abilities and interests. Online you can find many sites with reading lists for the college bound.  They should not be used as to do lists, though.Personal reading lists vary widely - depending on the child and how much the child loves to read. Some kids are doing...
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Guest — tereza crump aka mytreasuredcreations
I have a prolific reader and she is 12 y.o. She's already doing some work at HS level - the stuff that she really enjoys like Biol... Read More
Monday, 13 April 2015 13:11
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Hi Tereza, Of course, the expectations are different for every college, but Lee talks often about keeping track of high school lev... Read More
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 16:37
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Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important

Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important
Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important High school can be like driving on auto-pilot. You arrive at the destination, but can't remember the journey! When you homeschool high school, sometimes life goes by quickly and your child is a senior before you know what happened!College preparation is critical for students who plan on going to college. College bound students need course work that will prepare them. Students need to take college admission tests, and...
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Guest — Lee
Anni,thank you so much for posting a review of my book on amazon AND on my blog! That's going above and beyond the call of duty, a... Read More
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:27
Guest — Anni
This is what I wrote on Amazon: Five Stars Mrs. Binz's book is so very helpful! When our homeschooled older daughter entered junio... Read More
Thursday, 08 September 2016 03:13
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thank you, Anni! Lee will appreciate your kind words! Blessings, Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:21
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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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Options After High School Require a Transcript

Options After High School Require a Transcript
After high school, your children gradually transition into adulthood. Some children jump ahead of the line, eagerly seeking college or career. Other kids do best with a slow start option. Some children prefer to play video games and not become adults at all.You see, graduation isn't actually your goal. Successfully launching your children into the world of adults is the real goal!It's hard to know what the future holds because teenagers are moving targets, constantly changing...
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Awesome College Costing Only $400 Year

Awesome College Costing Only $400 Year
Awesome College Costing Only $400 Year Wow, some families get all the luck! I got this message from a mom who got an AMAZING college offer for her daughter. Check it out - their college experience will only cost $400 per year! You can't even have a child live with you at HOME for that little money! Woo hoo!!!    Dear Lee,I wanted to thank you, SO MUCH, for your guidance and expertise! In the past two...
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Guest — Beth
Congrats to Tawni! I would love to know what school that was. OK to email me privately if needed. Thank you!
Monday, 19 October 2015 11:23
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear Beth, Tawni requested that any specific information remain private. The good news is, homeschoolers are getting scholarships-... Read More
Monday, 19 October 2015 12:49
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From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers

From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers
Success! I love it when people write to say THANK YOU and share their successes! I got this awesome note from Jen in Pennsylvania. Read some of her tips, and see what you can glean from her experiences today. From Freaked Out to Scholarship Offers I want to thank you for all that you have done for me in my homeschool-mom journey.I've been a Gold Care Club member for a long time and it has been...
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Kristine States the Obvious - College Listens

Kristine States the Obvious - College Listens
So many moms are scared and nervous about college admission policies. Don't be! Policies are constantly changing, and that YOU can influence change in the positive direction!  Be a positive force for homeschooling.  Ask the question.  State the obvious.  Colleges WILL listen to you! Kristine States the Obvious - College Listens    "Following a college tour today, we met with an admissions counselor to get specific details about their admissions policy for homeschoolers. He told me...
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Guest — Lee
I thinks it's great too, Susan! Sometimes you just need to speak reason to the college, LOL! Blessings, Lee
Thursday, 06 August 2015 12:38
Guest — susan
This is great! I have also had similar experiences with college admissions people who are really unfamiliar with homeschooling, o... Read More
Thursday, 06 August 2015 06:13
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How Can My Child Go to College for Free?

How Can My Child Go to College for Free?
How Can My Child Go to College for Free? How can your child go to college for free? Is it even possible? Click on this week's video, below (or here) to learn how!Did your child get into college for free? Please share your experience! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!Do everything you can to ensure your child goes to college for free with...
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7 Tips for Earning College Credit this Summer

7 Tips for Earning College Credit this Summer
7 Tips for Earning College Credit this SummerA few summers ago, my children worked for one month and saved our family $56,000.  How did they do it?  By homeschooling college in their spare time!  Not bad for a summer job! You can also save a fortune in college expenses using a few very simple but lesser-known money-saving strategies.Earning college credit is not just for college kids. Some students earn college credit by homeschooling college while they're...
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7 College Acceptance Letters and Generous Scholarships

7 College Acceptance Letters and Generous Scholarships
7 College Acceptance Letters and Generous Scholarships Where are you in the homeschool journey right now? Are you feeling panicky? Overwhelmed? You KNOW you can just reach out and get some help, right? And one day maybe you will report back, shouting from the rooftops about getting 7 college acceptance letters and generous scholarships! I just got the sweetest note from Lois, thanking me for her son's success with college admission and scholarships.        I want to...
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Transitioning from Homeschool High School to College

Transitioning from Homeschool High School to College
Transitioning from Homeschool High School to College Wondering how your child is going to transition to college? Click on Lee's video, below (or here) for some tips to help your child make a smooth transition!Are you worried about your child experiencing some bumps in the transition from homeschool to college? Please share! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!Ensure your child is ready for...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 05:46
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear Erika, You can sign up to receive the blog posts by email here: http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=TheHomeschol... Read More
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 22:24
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Using Delight Directed Learning to Earn Money for College

Using Delight Directed Learning to Earn Money for College
Using Delight Directed Learning to Earn Money for College Wondering how your child can earn money for college? Click on Lee's video, below (or here) to find out how delight directed learning can help!Are you including delight directed learning in your homeschool high school? Please share! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!Learn how to capture specialization credits, determine course titles, values, grades, and...
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