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[Free Class!] Scholarship-Winning Transcript Tips

[Free Class!] Scholarship-Winning Transcript Tips
Oh no! Did you miss our webinar event? Sign up for my monthly newsletter and stay up-to-date on our upcoming events! We'd love to have you join! Perha...
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[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child

[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child
Do you find yourself fretting over the unavoidable task of making a homeschool transcript for your high school student? What seems like a daunting tas...
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Elizabeth Haber-Lopez
Just finished listening to starting strong - homeschooling freshman and sophmore year. It was such an encouragement ... Read More
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That's wonderful, Elizabeth! I'm glad you found it helpful. I hope we'll see you this week for my class on Creating Transcripts f... Read More
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What is the Difference Between an Accredited and Official Homeschool Transcript?

What is the Difference Between an Accredited and Official Homeschool Transcript?
Have you ever wondered about the difference between an accredited and an official homeschool transcript? Well, let's start at the begin...
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How to Put Dual Enrollment on Your Homeschool Transcript

How to Put Dual Enrollment on Your Homeschool Transcript
Dual enrollment. It can be such a sticking point for homeschool families making a homeschool transcript. Follow the 6 steps below to put dual enrollment on your child's transcript.This post will tell you how to put dual enrollment on a transcript. Want to see what a scholarship-winning transcript actually looks like? Click to download The HomeScholar Record Keeping SamplesYou can count college credits in high school. Below are the specifics of converting college credits to high...
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Catherine Silverio
Dear Lee, I enjoyed that blog post! Thank you! My son will be in 9th grade this fall and I have met with someone from the Enginee... Read More
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Catherine, I'm glad you enjoy it! Your questions really depend on which college your son ultimately goes to, but I don't want you ... Read More
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Catherine Silverio
Thank you .Thank you. Thank you! These 2 links were VERY helpful! I found my answers there. XOXO from Colorado!
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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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How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students

How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students
 You may be wondering how anyone can take mommy grades seriously. I know you are worried, but your home-made grades really do matter when homesch...
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Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation

Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation
Parents need to keep the academic records for their teens after graduation. They may be needed for further education in 5 years.... or 10 ye...
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrol...
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[Video Tip] How to Send Homeschool Records to College

[Video Tip] How to Send Homeschool Records to College
This short video will show you what my records looked like when I submitted my homeschool records, because sometimes you just need to see it with your...
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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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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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Record Keeping Round Up: Transcripts - Course Descriptions - Samples

Record Keeping Round Up: Transcripts - Course Descriptions - Samples
Record Keeping Round UpA collection of the best resources available to homeschoolers with high school record keeping, transcripts, and course descript...
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Put Bible Class on Your Transcript

Put Bible Class on Your Transcript
If you are teaching religion classes at home, I suggest that you put Bible on the transcript, for 1 credit or 1/2 credit, each year you cover that sub...
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How to Estimate Grades in Classes Without Tests

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Not every class has tests, but every class on your transcript should have a final grade. Teachers in schools need tests to evaluate 30 children at a t...
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  • Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades

    I don't recommend weighting grades. It makes it harder for colleges, and colleges tend to like you more if you make their job easier.  Here is the problem, every high school has a different policy on weighting grades.

    Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades


    For an "Honors" or AP class, some high schools will add 1.0 to the grade - so the highest grade possible is a 5.0
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  • College Board Announces Changes for Essay Portion of Test

     The College Board announced big changes to the essay portion of their test  recently that you should understand, because your teenager and pocketbook may be affected.

    College Board changes SAT® essay and SAT Subject Test® requirements.

    1. The College Board will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests® to U.S. students, effective immediately. They will only be given overseas.

    2. The
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  • A Quick Grading Estimate for Homeschool Parents

    Let me guess. You didn't use tests on all your homeschool subjects, right? Neither did I! And yet, somehow, my children survived! Find out how to grade subjects and classes that don't require tests with my grading estimate below.

    Some homeschoolers think it's loads of fun to go back through four years of high school records and try to find or

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  • How Many APs Should My Student Take?

     
    Don't get caught up in the AP hype. You don't need a million APs in high school . In fact, you really shouldn't have too many  APs . All tests and no fun make a dull teen. A recent study of 400,000 entrants to about 100 colleges proves that high school sanity reigns supreme.

    How Many APs should your student take? Here are

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