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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 […]



Disaster Preparedness

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, Disaster Preparedness, Earthquake Preparedness, Flood Preparedness, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, Hurrican Preparedness, Lehman's Hardware, mary leppert, Tornado readiness

Top Three Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Disaster by Glenda Lehman Ervin (Item numbers refer to the Lehman’s Catalog items.) First in a three-part series Tornado in the forecast? Snowstorm on its way? Or perhaps those nasty rumors of another terrorist attack got you worried? With a little planning and foresight you can weather […]



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; […]



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 […]



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 […]



Accredidation and College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

by Dr. Mary Hood Have you ever read the story of Jacob and Esau in the Bible? They were the sons of Isaac, and in those days, the eldest son always received the birthright and all of the father’s worldly goods. One day Esau, the eldest son, who enjoyed hunting, had just returned from his […]



Unschooled Boy Enters College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

by Darlene Lester I had intended to teach our son Ben the same way I taught his older brother – with a curriculum, but Ben had other ideas. He always seemed to know what he wanted to do with his time, and he definitely did not want to be taught anything. He was very good […]



A Story at College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

by Richard J. Prystowsky During our college’s first two weeks of the Fall 2005 semester, I dealt with an incident at our college that caused me to reflect on the relationship between my homeschooling life and my college work life. For years, when our kids were young, I felt that my growth as an educator […]



Earning a College Degree at Home

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

Homeschooled students are accustomed to studying on their own schedule, at home, so it’s not surprising to learn that some of these students want to keep their independence when they go on to college. Indiana University gives these students the opportunity to earn their college degree from home. By taking courses through the undergraduate Independent […]