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April Homeschool Calendar Reminders

April Homeschool Calendar Reminders
Each month there are reminders that will help you in your homeschool journey! Have you looked at the calendar this month for the April homeschool...
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How to Be the Best College Coach for Your Child

How to Be the Best College Coach for Your Child
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that co...
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High School Record Keeping Simply Explained

High School Record Keeping Simply Explained
Here's how to keep high school records in 5 easy steps for under $10. You don't need an expensive system. In fact, owning a fancy system is no guarant...
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March Gold Care Club Update

March Gold Care Club Update
New, for members, this month in the Gold Care Club ... How-to Training Courses Quick Start: Christian Homeschool Success in High SchoolBeginner: Prepa...
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How to Write Essays in High School

How to Write Essays in High School
During Alex's first week at college, he came home and thanked me for a specific skill he learned when we were homeschooling. Believe it or not, he tha...
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3 Reasons Why You are Qualified to Homeschool

3 Reasons Why You are Qualified to Homeschool
Many parents ask, "Am I qualified to homeschool my kids?" when they first begin thinking about homeschooling. The short answer is, "YES! You are ...
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Scholarship Winning Transcript Tips

Scholarship Winning Transcript Tips
Perhaps, like me, paying for college is a huge and scary concern for you. I did my research, and thankfully my children both earned full tuition schol...
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February Gold Care Club Update

February Gold Care Club Update
Are you a member of the Gold Care Club? If so, be sure to check out what's new this month in the member resource area! How-to Trai...
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Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript

Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript
"Double dipping" in homeschooling high school is a common problem. It is an offense that you shouldn't commit, but do you know how to avoid it wh...
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How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale

How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale
When you choose to homeschool, there are, what seems like, mountains of things to choose to set up your homeschool. Not the least of which, ...
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I love the "Parent is not annoyed" on the evaluation criteria.
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High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students

High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students
When children have reached the point of reading and writing well, working on vocabulary development can change from previous years. I have a variety o...
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3 Writing Prompts for Course Descriptions

3 Writing Prompts for Course Descriptions
Some colleges say they don't need homeschool course descriptions for admission, but most colleges will request or appreciate course des...
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How to Transition to Homeschooling

How to Transition to Homeschooling
The transition to homeschooling, from public or private school, can take some time. Even when parents and children are eager to homeschool, the change...
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How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager

How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager
Teenagers. The very word can make adults shudder! Often the mere mention of the word is accompanied by a head shake or a groan. But it doesn't have to...
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How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students

How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students
One mom jokingly told me that her son's spirit animal was a sloth. We had a good giggle over that one, because I remember what it's like to try to mot...
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    Let me guess. You didn't use tests on all your homeschool subjects, right? Neither did I! And yet, somehow, my children survived!

     

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  • 3 Waves of Scholarships

    Scholarships come in waves. They don't all come at once and they don't all come when you receive college admission. And, unfortunately, they don't all come by the time you have to decide on your college, either. To say the least, they certainly don't come when it's convenient, that's for sure.

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  • [Free Book] Comprehensive Homeschool Records

    Does thinking about college admission for your homeschool student fill you with dread? Or does the task of making your child's comprehensive homeschool records keep you up at night? Do you ever wonder how your humble homeschool can compete with those insanely rigorous college prep schools? 

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  • Learning Leadership: Great List of Leadership Books for Teens


    Leadership is something you learn by doing. Become good at something, do it often for fun, and pretty soon you'll be leading others as they do it, too. The next thing you know, you're leading! Leadership is also something you can learn by reading about. Read about leadership and about examples of good leaders, to become knowledgeable and skillful; then

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