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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 […]



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 […]



Bringing Computer Science to Your Homeschool World

Jan 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computing, high school computing, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Computer Science, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks, Transcripts

By Chris Yust, Homeschool Programming, Inc. You no doubt already have the basic subjects covered in your curriculum: Reading, writing, math, history, arts, science, geography, social studies … all of these things have an endless variety of resources available to you! None of them are likely to be that intimidating to teach either; after all, […]



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 […]



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 […]



An Education That Will Last A Lifetime

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college credit, college for homeschoolers, homeschool arts, Homeschool Courses, Homeschool Digital Arts, homeschool drawing, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert, Transcripts

Dr. Oliver DeMille Dr. Oliver DeMille is the founder and Provost of George Wythe College, the only college in America specifically designed to train statesmen using the methods which educated Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Washington and other American Founding Fathers. Dr. DeMille affirms that “our society desperately needs leadership. We need statesmen, which in […]



Turn Knowledge into College Credit

Jan 17th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college credit, college for homeschoolers, Transcripts

Turn Knowledge into College Credit Homeschoolers deserve to get credit for all the hard work they do… college credit. How can your student build up an impressive transcript that documents advanced learning? How can you inspire your self-motivated teen? Consider all the benefits of credit-by-examination programs. These programs allow homeschooled students to earn college credit […]