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Home School Education - Studying for CLEP Exams

Home School Education - Studying for CLEP Exams
You don't have to spend a lot of money on test preparation for the CLEP exams. Any edition of the CLEP Official Study Guide will work well for test preparation, even if the version is not current. These tests rarely change ("rarely" measured in years) so unless it's a brand new subject, or something that changes a lot over time (like computer science) then you can use the older version of the test prep guides. When...
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Home School Education - Is the AP or CLEP Exam Better for Homeschoolers?

Home School Education - Is the AP or CLEP Exam Better for Homeschoolers?
>>>>Can you compare AP and CLEP exams? Why did you choose CLEP?<<<<AP tests are much longer, more expensive, and have ambiguous essay questions that irritated me. I chose to use CLEP exams because they took MUCH less time per test, were a little less expensive, and they were all multiple choice. You know "math & science Lee", always looking for those right-or-wrong answers! AP tests are longer, so they have lots more questions. Since the CLEP...
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Home School Education - Is it possible to homeschool college?

Home School Education - Is it possible to homeschool college?
>>>>One woman was expressing frustration with community college, and said that he son asked if it would be possible to "Homeschool college." <<<< Hi Debra,Ironically, one of my squidoo lenses is "How to Homeschool College"http://www.squidoo.com/How_2_Homeschool_College/I would encourage you to buy the book "Accelerated Distance Learning." Another good one is Bear's Guide to Earning College Degrees Non-traditionally" by John Bear. Both books are available on my Squidoo website for purchase. Check this you-tube to give you a...
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Home School Education - Question about CLEP Exams

Home School Education - Question about CLEP Exams
Lee,I read with interest your article on CLEP exams and have a question. How does taking the exams affect your GPA in college? I understand that in some instances you can get college credit for passing the exams, but are you assigned a grade that factors into your GPA?Thank you, Maureen Hi Maureen, I'm glad you found the article useful to you! Every college has its own unique policy about CLEP exams, and some colleges give...
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Home School Education - Homeschooling Grandmothers Unite!

Home School Education - Homeschooling Grandmothers Unite!
Joyce in Maine wrote to me today:"Thank you!! we are late to homeschooling. I am a grandparent of an 11th grader who is now raising her. Our decision to home was just made this week and we are doing ok, but floundering around at times. My daughter (her aunt) homeschools her kids and has been an enormous help. I have found your letter to have some really great stuff in it. We want her to go...
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Joyce,You won't regret your decision! I am also homeschooling my two teen grandkids. We started when each one was in the middle of... Read More
Thursday, 25 October 2007 06:18
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Home School Education - Need Help Finding a College?

Home School Education - Need Help Finding a College?
It's hard to have a high school Junior! Even when they want to go to college, they sometimes lack motivation to research the possibilities. There is a new website designed to help. Seattle PI reporter Amy Rolph writes "A new Web site was introduced with the intended purpose of making it easier for the next class of freshmen to pick the right college." Read her article here, or go directly to the U-CAN website and see...
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