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Bachelor Degrees in Less Than 4 Years Save Money and Time

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: 3+3 J.D., 3-year Degree Programs, Accelerated college degrees, Admissions, Advanced Placement Exams, AP Exams, Article, Articles, Blog, by Emerson Sandow, Cleveland Marshall School of Law, College, college admission, college credit, College Debt, College finance, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college testing, Degree in 3, Dual credit, High School, Hofstra, Homeschool college, Homeschool Courses, Homeschool Resources, HomeschoolNewsLink.com, Illinois college enrollment, John Marshall School of Law, Lake Erie College, Lake Forest College, Loyola Law School, N.H., Ohio college enrollment, Online College, Online Education, SNHU, Southern New Hampshire University, Student Debt, Student Loans, Student money, Texas college enrollment, University of Houston at Victoria, www.homeschoolmagazine.com, www.homeschoolnewslink.com, www.inspirededucationmagazine.com, www.snhu.edu, www.thehomeschoolreview.com

By Emerson Sandow, College Transcripts, Now.com Brief Overview For students wishing to save money on college tuition and other expenses associated with obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree, many colleges and universities offer 3-year Bachelor’s degrees using a variety of alternative credit means. Some are Advanced Placement (AP) courses in high school; dual enrollment high school/college credits; […]



Loving Grammar – Mr. Lund’s Guide To Professional Clamdigging

May 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Clamdigging, classical, College studies, English, English Grammar review, Grammar, High School, high school grammar, homeschool grammar, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks, HomeschoolNewsLink.com, jazz, Loving Grammar, M.Ed., Michael Leppert, oxymoron, pianist, punctuate, punctuation, Review by Michael Leppert, SAT, SAT prep, Steve Lund, www.homeschoolalmanac.com, www.homeschoolmagazine.com, www.homeschoolnewslink.com, www.inspirededucationmagazine.com, www.lovinggrammar.com, www.thehomeschoolreview.com

http://lovinggrammar.com/homeschool/ Textbook by Steve Lund, M.Ed. Review by Michael Leppert At first glance, the title of this website seems like an oxymoron – who can possibly be “loving grammar”? But, those of us who enjoy knowing how to punctuate properly and make our subjects and verbs match in number, it is one of the most […]



States With the Most College Students

Feb 13th, 2017 | By | Category: California college enrollment, College, college admission, College Attendance by State, Florida college enrollment, Illinois college enrollment, Michigan college enrollment, New York college enrollment, North Carolina college enrollment, Ohio college enrollment, Pennsylvania college enrollment, Texas college enrollment, Virginia college enrollment

http://asumag.com/ American School and University A little more than 19 million students were enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities in fall 2016, according to the latest estimates from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. That represents a decline of 1.4 percent compared with fall 2015. California, the nation’s largest state, also has the most students enrolled in […]



ACT vs SAT?

Jun 30th, 2016 | By | Category: ACT, ACT vs SAT, Blog, College, college admission, College Board, college preparation, college testing, SAT, SAT prep

I recently heard a talk by a consultant to college students about some of the advantages of each of the big college entrance tests – the ACT and the SAT. The presenter stated a wide variety of facts about the two exams, but one thing that jumped out at me, that I want to share […]



Highest Debt College Grad States

May 31st, 2016 | By | Category: College Debt, College finance, Financial aid, Scholarships, Student Debt, Student Loans, Student money

American School and University             http://asumag.com/ In its report, “Student Debt and the Class of 2014,” the Institute for College Access & Success say that 69 percent of college students who graduated from public and private nonprofit colleges in 2014 had student loan debt and owed an average of $28,950. That is 2 percent more than the 2013 average of $28,400. The amount […]



Unique & Valuable Scholarships Providing Some College Tuition

Jan 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Articles, Blog

http://educatorlabs.org/ by Kathleen Carter | kathleen.carter@educatorlabs.org Nearly 40 million Americans (1) have an average of around $30,000 in student debt. Not exactly the graduation gift our graduates are looking for… I have seen so many wonderful scholarship opportunities that may not get as much publicity as they should, so I decided to create a list and […]



COLLEGE BOARD AP EXAM INFORMATION FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

Sep 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Admissions, Advanced Placement Exams, AP Exams, CLEP, College, college admission, College Board, college credit, College Debt, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college testing, Dual credit, High School Homeschool, SAT, SAT prep, Student Loans, Transcripts, University

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/scores/prepare/homeschool Because parents and students cannot order exams directly, the AP Program encourages schools to assist homeschooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP courses and exams. Schools that agree to administer exams to these students should note the following: • Locating a school: Once a parent or student locates a school willing […]



New SAT Coming Soon

Sep 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Admissions, College, college admission, College Board, college for homeschoolers, college testing, Homeschool college, SAT, SAT prep

by Jean Burk, www.collegeprepgenius.com There have been a lot of rumors flying around since David Coleman, president of the College Board, announced earlier this year plans to change the SAT. This change comes less than 10 years after the previous revamp of the iconic test. In his email concerning the upcoming revisions Coleman stated that […]



Tips on Preparing Ahead of Time for College Entrance — Excerpt from CollegePlus’ Ebook “From Homeschool to Grad School”

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, College, college for homeschoolers, Online Education, Transcripts

by Shawn Cohen I’m a homeschool high school graduate. My mom was always a little worried about homeschooling us all the way through to college, but after graduating a decade ago, I can’t say I’ve starved yet. In fact, I’m doing a lot better than a lot of college grads these days and the autonomy […]



Chemistry for Everyone – A Helpful Primer for High School or College Chemistry

Apr 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, High School, High School Chemistry, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

Tuxedo Publishing 7827 Wintercress Lane Springfield, VA 22152 www.tuxedopublishing.com E-mail: info@tuxedopublishing.com By Jennifer Nairne When I envisioned homeschooling my children, I wanted to create a safe and fun environment for engaged learning that inspired my kids to go beyond the traditional classroom restrictions in search of knowledge. It has not always been easy – grammar, […]