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When to Teach Economics and Government

When to Teach Economics and Government
Economics and Government are usually each a semester course, so they are often done the same year. It doesn't need to be in a specific grade level. Th...
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10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens

10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens
 Everybody, at one time or another, deals with unmotivated teens. Find out how you can deal with your slug-slow teen. Plan ahead to deal with you...
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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 fre...
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Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]

Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]
My homeschoolers were "Alexas" and not "Roombas" and I've discovered that teenagers aren't anything like Roomba. Maybe I should explain... I'm sensing...
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When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?

When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?
Sooner or later, your teen may say "When am I ever going to use this stuff?" and complain about their high school courses. Here is one answer to that ...
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13 Practice Questions for College Interviews

13 Practice Questions for College Interviews
Prepare for a college interview with these 13 practice questions. Review them with your student before they head to any college for a visit, or meetin...
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Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript

Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript
An activity list is a key ingredient of comprehensive homeschool records that open doors for college admission and scholarships. Let me show you how t...
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Guest — Rachel Crossen
would the activities list go directly on the transcript? Where? My daughter's is already very full.
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 00:51
Lee Binz
Hi Rachel, No. Activities go on a separate sheet. You can see an example in this article: https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/homes... Read More
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 01:12
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Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy

Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy
The GED test is intended for high school drop-outs, so avoid taking that test as a homeschool student, even if a college asks for it. As you are looki...
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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 coll...
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How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]

How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]
How do you make an official homeschool transcript? You translate your normal, natural homeschool experience into words and numbers that colleges under...
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Top 6 Reasons to Make a High School Transcript

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There are LOTS of reasons to create a homeschool transcript. It's very common for a parent to think "Not me! I'm immune!" as if they are the only ones...
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Book Lovers Guide to Vocabulary Building

Book Lovers Guide to Vocabulary Building
We used the Kaplan SAT Score-Raising classics to improve vocabulary in our homeschool. If you have never seen those books before, they are a great way...
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The Best Citation Format for College Preparation

The Best Citation Format for College Preparation
The 3 most important citation formats are APA, MLA, and Chicago. It's challenging to figure out which one is the best citation format for preparing yo...
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Top Field Trip Tips for Homeschoolers

Top Field Trip Tips for Homeschoolers
What field trips have you taken this year, or past years, that you have really enjoyed with your teens? My Facebook group was going crazy, sharing som...
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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, ...
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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
Guest — Chris
really practical and useful info that all parents of teens need. Thanks for posting this.
Thursday, 16 August 2018 10:45
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