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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; […]



National College Planners – the Fast Track Through the Admissions Hoops!

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, college for homeschoolers, college preparation

By Alexis Kindig The college admission and financial aid application processes can be overwhelming, perhaps especially so for home high-schoolers who don’t have access to a guidance counselor. There are so many choices to make, so many forms to fill out, and so much information to gather, it all gets very stressful very quickly. • […]



Go After More Merit Scholarship Money

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: ACT, College, college admission, College Board, College finance, college for homeschoolers, College scholarships, FAFSA, Financial aid, Free money, Free money for college, Free tuition, GPA, Grants, merit scholarships, SAT, Scholarships, Student Debt, Student money, Test scores, Tuition resources, Uncategorized, www.homeschoolalmanac.com, www.homeschoolmagazine.com, www.homeschoolnewslink.com, www.inspirededucationmagazine.com, www.thehomeschoolreview.com

Aside from financial-need-based scholarships, many universities offer merit scholarships to students who have high test scores, good GPAs, or other academic accomplishments. Many schools are actually using these merit awards as a marketing tool to attract new students, so getting one is becoming easier. According to Money Magazine’s Kim Clark, here are some ways to […]



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 […]



Career Choices & Changes – Book & Website

Feb 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, Career choices, Career Planning, College, college for homeschoolers, Homeschool Resources, HomeschoolNewsLink.com

Your Path to Personal Success and Self-sufficiency   http://homeschoolnewslink.com/productguide/ Mindy Bingham & Sandy Stryker Published by Academic Innovations www.academicinnovationshighered.com 800-967-8016 Book: 367 pages, 8.5 x 11 softcover ________________________ By Michael Leppert The changing fortunes of our economy have caused a renewed interest in career planning for all of us. Thinking about what you do for […]



Who’s Really To Blame for Student Debt?

Dec 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, College, College Debt, college for homeschoolers, Student Loans, Transcripts

As the cost of education continues to increase, one might question who’s really at fault for a student’s accumulated debt: the institutions that impose higher tuition or the students that choose to attend those institutions? When high school graduates start thinking about which college or university to attend, they have countless decisions to make. One […]



Prepare Your High School Student for College

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, High School, High School Homeschool, high school reading, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

colleBefore you know it, college will be knocking at your door. As the parent of a high school student, it’s your job to make sure the transition is as easy as possible. Don’t wait until senior year before you start thinking about preparation. Right now you can begin helping your child put their best foot […]



College, Homeschool Style

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, High School, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Student Loans, Transcripts

by Rachel Phillips [Editor’s Note: Skidmore’s University Without Walls is closing in May. We chose to re-print this article from 2007 as an overview of the college experience in general. Currently, UMASS, Amherst offers a UWW program, as do other institutions around the country. http://www.umass.edu/uww/.] Since the time I was a teenager homeschooling through the […]