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Bachelor Degrees in Less Than 4 Years Save Money and Time

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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 […]



Rewritten SAT due next year

Jan 21st, 2015 | By | Category: college preparation, college testing, SAT, SAT prep, Uncategorized

The SAT has been rewritten for 2016, generating controversy among educators and test anxiety among students. The rewrite is meant to align the test more closely with what is actually taught in high school and with real-world situations, but not everyone thinks the new questions fit those criteria. The 2016 SAT will align with the […]



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. • […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



Our Learning Folio

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

The perfect tool for Transcript-building Tracking PO Box 510526 Milwaukee, WI 53203 877-836-9960; www.ourlearningfolio.com Two of the most important non-teaching aspects of homeschooling are planning and record-keeping. A well-thought-out plan can make acquiring materials and teaching them much easier and more efficient. After completion, the years and studied subjects slip by much too rapidly and […]



Looking Back After A Year of College, Part 2

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, Record Keeping, Transcripts, University

by Shannon Lee Clair, Princeton University Class of ‘09 Shannon homeschooled from second grade through high school in Los Angeles, CA. This is the second of a series of articles reflecting on her experiences homeschooling and making the transition to college. The noise in the room was overwhelming. In the centre, under the dim, pink […]