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7 Ways to Get Scholarships at Private Universities

7 Ways to Get Scholarships at Private Universities
How do you get better scholarships at a private college? These strategies will go a long way to making sure you get the best possible financial aid pa...
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Guest — Lin Knowles
While demonstrating interest can translate directly into money, check the school's website to see if they reward you for interacti... Read More
Thursday, 12 September 2019 15:40
Robin
Brilliant, Lin! Thanks for sharing that! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 12 September 2019 22:30
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Homeschool High School Geography

Homeschool High School Geography
Geography is one area of social studies. Colleges are often specific about what they want to see for high school social studies, including American history, world history, economics, and American government. Since economics and government are often just half-year classes, together they take only one year.This leaves you with some options - with three years of social studies specified, one year of social studies can be more delight directed. Options include geography, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and other "ologies" as...
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Guest — Amy
Did you count the Runkle geography for 1/2 or 1 credit on the transcript? It only has 13 chapters, so I'm wondering if the map exe... Read More
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 17:20
Robin
Hi Amy, In her blog post Hours in a Credit, Lee says, "When I estimate high school credits, I usually just guess and estimate how... Read More
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 18:25
Guest — Lee
Here is the link to Runkle Geography http://www.amazon.com/Welcome-Wonderful-Geography-BRENDA-BREWER/dp/B001CPLILW Blessings, Lee... Read More
Friday, 27 August 2010 07:43
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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships
FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are als...
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The Organized Homeschool Life

The Organized Homeschool Life
A clean house is a sign of a wasted life. Cleaning house while the kids are home is like shoveling snow while it's still snowing. I just cleaned the h...
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Guest — Tricia
It’s even harder with busy young adult college age kids breezing in and out and being home just long enough to make a mess but not... Read More
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 20:14
Robin
I know what you mean, Tricia! We have an adult daughter at home too! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 21:21
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Foreign Language Credit for Bilingual Students

Foreign Language Credit for Bilingual Students
 In public schools, they give high school credit for being bilingual and you can do it, too. Embrace the unique and diverse strengths of you...
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Gear Up to Homeschool High School

Gear Up to Homeschool High School
 Facing high school? You can anticipate fall with excitement and enthusiasm! I have planned a wonderful "Gear Up for High School" Event, Septembe...
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How to Write Professional Course Descriptions in Yoga Pants

How to Write Professional Course Descriptions in Yoga Pants
Course descriptions require a professional demeanor on paper. Your words should sound "business casual" not "yoga pants" even if you are writing profe...
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Socialization and Homeschool Friendships

Socialization and Homeschool Friendships
 Parents worry about socialization, neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird, and kids just want to find friends. Here is what you need to kno...
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Guest — Alaina
Thank you, Lee! I need to continue to reflect over this article. I read it at a time when I truly needed to hear this encouragem... Read More
Saturday, 05 October 2019 18:27
Robin
Lee loves to help, Alaina! Let us know if you have questions! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
Sunday, 06 October 2019 03:54
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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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Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith

Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith
Joshua Harris is no longer a Christian. Sad news for the homeschool community. Joshua Harris is the author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye and is the adult...
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What is a Good Score on the SAT?

What is a Good Score on the SAT?
What is a good score on the SAT? Everybody asks me that! There is no formula or calculation for what makes a good score.  A good SAT score is the best score that YOUR child can earn. But to guesstimate how your child is doing, I can suggest a scale based on the general population of the US. It doesn't fit every family, and it may not fit your child, but it can help you begin to...
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Jeri, Each section has 800 possible points. The SAT used to have two sections, so years ago 1600 was the best possible score. Now... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:24
Guest — Jerie
Please clarify something for me. I always thought the top SAT score was 2400 which would make an 800 pretty low, in comparison. La... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:11
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Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse
Every once in a while, I'll run across a parent that says "My child is struggling with a gaming addiction" or other tech-related addiction. Often, the...
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The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT

The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT
You're likely familiar with the SAT and ACT tests, but are you familiar with the CLT? I'm not always able to spend as much time as I wo...
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Top 6 Tips for High School Math

Top 6 Tips for High School Math
Do you get cold sweats just thinking about teaching your teen high school math? Did your last exposure to trigonometry leave you covered in hives? If ...
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8 Tips for Buying Homeschool Curriculum

8 Tips for Buying Homeschool Curriculum
I know it's time to buy your curriculum, so let me give you a few quick pointers, for buying homeschool curriculum.  {This post contains affiliat...
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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