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15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript

15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript
A homeschool transcript is part of your child's educational background that you will have to provide when you help them go through the college admissi...
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Saxon Advanced Math on the Homeschool Transcript

Saxon Advanced Math on the Homeschool Transcript
If you have students that like to use a more textbook-centered approach, like I did, then you'll find that this is a good curriculum for your family.&...
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Guest — Jessica
Extremely helpful, as always. Thanks!
Friday, 21 August 2020 01:04
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How to Put Crochet on Your Homeschool Transcript

How to Put Crochet on Your Homeschool Transcript
You know you want to include fabulous fun electives on your homeschool transcript. But how? How do you put crocheting and other delight directed learning on a high school transcript!? You know you want to include fabulous fun electives on your homeschool transcript. But how? How do you put crocheting and other handcrafts on a high school transcript!?Mandi asked, "My daughter has taught herself to crochet and makes bags, headbands, coasters and whatever else pops into...
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Guest — Jill B
Lee, thank you so much for sending me the link for this article today. (The Gold Club is worth it's weight in gold!) The article m... Read More
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 16:15
EMILY BYRD
I am in absolute agreement, Jill B. My daughter also spends many, many hours crocheting and quilting. I have wanted to give her ... Read More
Saturday, 13 June 2020 20:54
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear Jill, What a sweet encouragement it will be for Lee to read this! Thank you! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 16:18
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Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!

Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!
I remember when I was homeschooling high school.  Sometimes I'd get hung up on ONE small issue that would drive me completely BATTY!  I remember wishing for ANYONE to give me one clear, concise, yes-or-no answer.  One issue I seemed to stress about was driver education.  Wendy asked a question I asked myself years ago! Hi Lee,I'm putting together my first transcript and I've seen differing credits (.25/.50)/grades for Drivers Education on samples.  I have to...
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Guest — J W
I graduated from public school, didn't finish Driver's Ed [insert sound effect of a chicken clucking here], didn't have a license,... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 18:10
Guest — Debbi
Driver's Ed here is taught as part of the PE classes when the students are old enough. I'm planning on just counting it in with PE... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 17:28
Guest — Lee
Dear Tressa, Wow! So true! Every college is SO unique! This is why I always say check with colleges. And by the way, try to mode... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 09:52
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5 Top Tips About Weighting Homeschool Grades

5 Top Tips About Weighting Homeschool Grades
I often get asked about weighting honors classes on a transcript. Have you taken my free class on grades, credits and transcript before? Sign up for f...
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5 Ingredients for Perfect Homeschool Records

5 Ingredients for Perfect Homeschool Records
Every great cooking project requires great ingredients. And homeschool records are the same way. You want to start with a great ingredient list! You k...
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Penny, Thank you for the kind words! Lee loves helping other homeschool families get BIG money for college! Way to go Penny, an... Read More
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 17:30
Guest — Penny
Plus, of course, my daughter's hard work, which was, of course, most important of all. Thanks to you though, for showing me how t... Read More
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 15:55
Guest — Penny
Lee - I took this advice (and used your book extensively) when I wrote up my daughter's portfolio last year. Not only did she get... Read More
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 15:49
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    Homeschoolers, and families that are forced homeschoolers, are faced with canceled college admission tests and colleges have closed their campuses and canceled college visits. Colleges are struggling to adapt the normal application process in these unusual times.  

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    Are Apologia science textbooks rigorous enough for college-bound students?  Sure, they are popular with homeschoolers, but how GOOD are they as science books?

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  • Essential Questions for Your College Visits

    Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school. With college visits, you'll want to have prepared some questions in advance that will give you information you can't find online or in their view-books. Ask open-ended questions to, hopefully, engage in meaningful conversation.

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