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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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 7 Ways a Morning Meeting Makes Homeschooling Better

 7 Ways a Morning Meeting Makes Homeschooling Better
Do you have morning meetings with your students? A short daily check-in with each child can make your homeschooling run more smoothly in these 7 ...
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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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Guest — Rebecca
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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3 High School Tips from Stacie

3 High School Tips from Stacie
Stacie had some wonderful success with her oldest son, after homeschooling high school. Read this note of encouragement from Stacie and take heart! "I...
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Top 20 Tips from 2017

Top 20 Tips from 2017
These are my best blog posts about college admission and scholarships over the past year. Make sure you save and pin them! Pre-calculus and calculus w...
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College Application Essays Made Easy

College Application Essays Made Easy
College application essays earn college admission and scholarships. Read this executive summary for busy parents and teens to learn the 11 keys for co...
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Options for Handling Homeschool Failure

Options for Handling Homeschool Failure
What would you do if your child REALLY failed a homeschool class - refused to do history, for example? Let's talk about how to cope, as a homeschool m...
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I love this! I had a son who ‘flunked’ math his freshman AND sophomore year. He doesn’t like math and put forth negative effort. ... Read More
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 03:22
Robin
So true, Kaye! I'm so impressed that you trusted yourself. You know your son best, and you exhibited wisdom in giving the grades ... Read More
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:29
Guest — Clare Ansah
Hi I was wondering if my daughter could retake the same final test in her English course, in order to get a higher grade?... Read More
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 00:11
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How to Have a Morning Meeting in 4 Easy Steps

How to Have a Morning Meeting in 4 Easy Steps
There is a simple strategy that can cure many homeschool woes. This one thing can help you get math done, find balance at home, eliminate cheating and...
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Midyear Grades for College Applications

Midyear Grades for College Applications
If you have a senior, it's time to send colleges your mid-year grades! When you have a senior, you will need to send colleges your child's mid-year&nb...
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Our family began to homeschool 3 years ago, in the junior high years, and I consider myself very fortunate to have read Lee's writ... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 17:53
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45 Tips to Ace an Interview [Infographic]

45 Tips to Ace an Interview [Infographic]
Learning interviewing skills is important for all adults, whether they go to college or not. At some point in life, most people have experienced a job...
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Great Scholarships with Homemade Transcript and Homeschool GPA

Great Scholarships with Homemade Transcript and Homeschool GPA
Anne wrote with a wonderful report on her homeschooled daughter! Her homemade transcript, mommy-made grades, and homeschool GPA earned huge rewar...
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Panic to Peace in 20 Pages

Panic to Peace in 20 Pages
Jennifer was digging through piles of homeschool records and found my book, Finding the Faith to Homeschool High School. She went from panic to p...
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College Admission is like Thanksgiving Dinner

College Admission is like Thanksgiving Dinner
Preparing your menu for admissions is a lot like preparing for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. It takes time and effort to prepare deliciously, scru...
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How to Create a Collage of Awesomeness [with Free Ebook]

How to Create a Collage of Awesomeness [with Free Ebook]
Including Delight Directed Learning in your homeschool is so important! It can help shape and mold the career goals of your child, lead to great exper...
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