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Admissions Advice for College-bound Special Needs Students

Jul 28th, 2018 | By | Category: Admissions, Admissions for Special Needs, College Admissions, College Admissions for Homeschoolers, College Guidance Counselor, College Guidance for Special Needs, Crystal Reed, Disabled Student Guidance, No Drama College Guidance

  by Crystal Reed of No Drama College Counseling, https://www.nodramacollegecounseling.com/ Over three million young people graduate from high school in the U.S. each year. Some of them can’t wait to rush out and take on the adult world, but just as many are terrified. Students with special needs often fall into the second category. The […]



Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

Jun 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Admissions, Bloomberg Philanthropies, College, college admission, College aid for low income, College finance, College guidance, College Point, college preparation, CollegePoint, ESL student aid, Financial aid for low income, Low-income student aid, Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

A new nonprofit program called CollegePoint, https://www.collegepoint.info, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is working to assist the one-quarter of high achieving, low-income students navigating the college application process alone. CollegePoint contacts potential candidates directly, pinpointing those low-income high school students that do well on the PSAT or SAT, and matches them to a virtual advisor. Each […]



Top 10 States With the Highest Higher-Education Enrollment, Fall, 2017

Jan 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Admissions, California college enrollment, college admission, College Attendance by State, college for homeschoolers, Florida college enrollment, Georgia college enrollment, Home, Michigan college enrollment, New York college enrollment, North Carolina college enrollment, Ohio college enrollment, Pennsylvania college enrollment, Texas college enrollment, Top 10 States for College Enrollment

From http://www.asumag.com Fall 2017 enrollment in U.S. degree-granting higher-education institutions was 18,811,280, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The represents a 1 percent decrease from the fall 2016 number—19,010,459 students. The largest state, California, had by far the most college students—more than 2.5 million. The 10 states with the most students enrolled in higher-education institutions […]



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; […]



The 12 Most Common “Transcript Transgressions”

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, College, college credit, college preparation, Homeschool Resources, Transcripts, University

Committed by Home School Parents When Applying For College By INGE CANNON, EDUCATION PLUS All parents who home educate their children must prepare a written statement that summarizes academic achievements during the teen years. While there are no specific format requirements for the high school transcript, a little bit of knowledge about the process and […]



A Special Man Has Some Advice for Us about College…

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Career choices, Career Planning, College, College Alternatives, college credit, College Debt, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, Homeschool Resources, mary leppert, University

by John Taylor Gatto 1. William Faulkner On April 12, 2005, the August “New York Review of Books” pronounced William Faulkner “the most influential innovator in the annals of American fiction,” a man well-deserving of his Nobel Prize. Faulkner, a high school dropout, was later able to enter the University of Mississippi on a special […]