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High School Activities for a Military Career

High School Activities for a Military Career
To decide if your child might be interested in the military, consider finding a high school group that funnels into the military, so your child can tr...
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Military Prep in High School

Military Prep in High School
Military Prep in High School Let's be honest - there are some kids that would LOVE to serve our country, and want to start TODAY. There are some ways you can encourage that delight directed learning and vocational calling while they are still homeschooling. Each branch of the military has a high school experience, so see what is available in your area. All of these programs emphasize life skills valuable for every student. Students can gain...
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Air Force Academy: Hard Work and High Stats

Air Force Academy: Hard Work and High Stats
The Air Force Academy just released the stats for the class of 2017 and if you are thinking about any of the military academies, this information can be useful. Schools provide information on test scores, so you can estimate how likely you are to get in.  Usually they provide a range of scores, that shows you where MOST applicants scored.  Then they show you a single test scores which shows you the most COMMON test score.  ...
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Living Overseas? How to Plan a College Visit

Living Overseas? How to Plan a College Visit
I have so many military and missionary members and subscribers, sometimes I feel like I travel the globe as I talk to people.  It's so fun! I often get questions about how my military and missionary friends can plan for college visits. When homeschoolers live overseas, make the best use of your breaks in the US.  Visit colleges, as many as you can, during your visits back to the US. For overseas families, try to find colleges...
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Living in Spain + Exploring Europe = Homeschool High School Credit

Living in Spain + Exploring Europe = Homeschool High School Credit
How glamorous is your life?   Military life overseas isn't always a piece of cake, but it certainly does have some benefits! April had a question about translating life in Spain into a high school level class. Dear Lee, Thank you for your Comprehensive Records program , it is exactly what I've been looking for!  I am already enjoying the Silver membership too.   We are military and live in Spain.  We've had the opportunity to travel here...
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Tips for Military Academies

Tips for Military Academies
Military academies.  The easy part about getting in is being a homeschooler.  The hard part about getting in is everything else. The military academy candidates for admission must receive a nomination, usually from a congressman.  When was the last time you spoke to your representative?   Sally and I were speaking about her son's application to a military academy, and she has confirmed their admission requirements again. The things you have suggested are right on for what...
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Need some serious help affording college?

Need some serious help affording college?
I don't know if this will apply to your situation at ALL, but Baylor University has an ROTC Scholarship for Christian College, and they love homeschoolers.  When you join ROTC, you can study aviation, medicine, science, engineering, law, space, business, etc.  They offer huge scholarships, including a full scholarship, but others as well.  Students also get $900 per year for books, and a $300-500 per MONTH stipend - which means you can spend it any way...
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