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How to Make the Final College Decision

How to Make the Final College Decision
Let's talk about how to make that final decision about what college to attend. Sometimes it's REALLY easy to make a decision. It's easy when the teen ...
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[Free Book] Keys to High School Success

[Free Book] Keys to High School Success
Many parents sail through homeschooling in the early years, but when faced with the prospect of homeschooling high school, they get ready to bail, for...
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[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity

[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity
Scheduling....one thing many of us struggle with as homeschoolers! We find ourselves so busy many times, that we forget that scheduling can help! (A c...
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Meet Me at Convention!

Meet Me at Convention!
Can you feel the spring in the air? I can!  And, if you've been around homeschooling long enough, you know that can only mean one thing.... It's ...
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Free Resources Help Marie Earn $27,000 in Scholarships

Free Resources Help Marie Earn $27,000 in Scholarships
Do you like free stuff? Marie does - and it's made a HUGE difference in her life to read my free eBook. Download your copy today! "Hi Lee, I've used y...
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Health Class Unit Study on Pot

Health Class Unit Study on Pot
Let me give you a boost of encouragement to continue homeschooling with joy! Click to download my free ebook: Love Your Homeschool! My goal is for you...
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Anita Walker
Hi, Elizabeth! Thanks for your support of this topic. It is a hard one to discuss. There are links in the article that can be hel... Read More
Friday, 25 January 2019 15:27
Elizabeth Haber-Lopez
I would LOVE any links anyone has that would be appropriate for discussing with my teens, Thank you for putting light on this topi... Read More
Friday, 25 January 2019 15:14
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What is a good score on the ACT test?

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What is a good score on the ACT test? The definition of a "good score" always depends on what college you are applying to, but I can give you some gen...
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Homeschool: Freedom to Tailor Education

Homeschool: Freedom to Tailor Education
Homeschooling is successful because we can tailor education to the needs of our own child, giving them information in a way that makes sense to them. ...
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Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018

Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018
Did 2018 come and go as fast for you as it did for me!? I can't believe we've begun a new year already. In looking back over 2018, I've pulled my top ...
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Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]

Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]
Teaching driving is just one of the many things homeschool parents are responsible for. There are 10 more essential subjects to teach for yo...
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Very helpful, thank you!
Saturday, 28 September 2019 14:10
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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

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When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts, you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized...
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Are there tests available that are good to practice test taking, besides the standardized tests?
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I'm sure there are! The options are endless. Lee talks about how to study and use practice tests here: 6 Top Tips on Tests If yo... Read More
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrol...
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

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Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared.&nb...
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7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College

7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College
Did you know the average high school guidance counselor is trying to guide 478 students all at once? How can you possibly be better than a trained pro...
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Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise

Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise
I recently got back from a 12 Day Mediterranean Cruise on Holland America Line, and I'm excited to share my experience with you. This was a "work...
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    Does your child need a homeschool computer science credit? In some states, one of the graduation requirements is a technology credit for high school. But don't worry, it's usually a VERY broad, nonspecific requirement, and almost anything goes.

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    #Ooops! Not Done With Math! @TheHomeScholar


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     Parents worry about homeschooling and socialization.  Neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird. And kids just want to find friends. Here is what you need to know about homeschooling and  socialization.

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    Homeschool law usually isn't the same as the law covering public or private schools. Homeschooling in Washington State, for example, public school is covered in one area of the law, and homeschool law is covered in an entirely different area. It can be confusing! When researching the laws in your state, make sure you are looking at the law that applies to

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