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Two Tips for Teens That Miss the PSAT/NMSQT in 10th Grade

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The purpose of taking the PSAT/NMSQT in 10th is only to get a bit of practice about how to take a bubble test in a public school setting. Even in 11th...
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When to Teach Economics and Government

When to Teach Economics and Government
Economics and Government are usually each a semester course, so they are often done the same year. It doesn't need to be in a specific grade level. Th...
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Study Skills for Seriously Low SAT or ACT Scores

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First of all, look at some colleges near you with low scores. Do a quick google search for your state and your test (SAT or ACT), like this: "colleges...
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10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens

10 'Do Be's' for Dealing with Slug-Slow Teens
 Everybody, at one time or another, deals with unmotivated teens. Find out how you can deal with your slug-slow teen. Plan ahead to deal with you...
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How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript

How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript
Learn how to put scouting and other fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this fre...
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Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]

Teens are NOT like Roomba [Thus the 3 Terrors of College Admission]
My homeschoolers were "Alexas" and not "Roombas" and I've discovered that teenagers aren't anything like Roomba. Maybe I should explain... I'm sensing...
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When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?

When Will I Ever Use This Stuff?
Sooner or later, your teen may say "When am I ever going to use this stuff?" and complain about their high school courses. Here is one answer to that ...
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13 Practice Questions for College Interviews

13 Practice Questions for College Interviews
Prepare for a college interview with these 13 practice questions. Review them with your student before they head to any college for a visit, or meetin...
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Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript

Scholarship Tip: Add an Activity List to Your Transcript
An activity list is a key ingredient of comprehensive homeschool records that open doors for college admission and scholarships. Let me show you how t...
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Guest — Rachel Crossen
would the activities list go directly on the transcript? Where? My daughter's is already very full.
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 00:51
Lee Binz
Hi Rachel, No. Activities go on a separate sheet. You can see an example in this article: https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/homes... Read More
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 01:12
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Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy

Letter Template to Request Change of Admission Policy
The GED test is intended for high school drop-outs, so avoid taking that test as a homeschool student, even if a college asks for it. As you are looki...
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Student Discounts for College Kids

Student Discounts for College Kids
This is a nearly-exhaustive look at student discounts available to college students. For most of these deals, the student will need to show their coll...
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How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]

How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]
How do you make an official homeschool transcript? You translate your normal, natural homeschool experience into words and numbers that colleges under...
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Top 6 Reasons to Make a High School Transcript

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There are LOTS of reasons to create a homeschool transcript. It's very common for a parent to think "Not me! I'm immune!" as if they are the only ones...
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Book Lovers Guide to Vocabulary Building

Book Lovers Guide to Vocabulary Building
We used the Kaplan SAT Score-Raising classics to improve vocabulary in our homeschool. If you have never seen those books before, they are a great way...
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The Best Citation Format for College Preparation

The Best Citation Format for College Preparation
The 3 most important citation formats are APA, MLA, and Chicago. It's challenging to figure out which one is the best citation format for preparing yo...
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