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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. • […]



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 […]



Chemistry for Everyone – A Helpful Primer for High School or College Chemistry

Apr 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, High School, High School Chemistry, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

Tuxedo Publishing 7827 Wintercress Lane Springfield, VA 22152 www.tuxedopublishing.com E-mail: info@tuxedopublishing.com By Jennifer Nairne When I envisioned homeschooling my children, I wanted to create a safe and fun environment for engaged learning that inspired my kids to go beyond the traditional classroom restrictions in search of knowledge. It has not always been easy – grammar, […]



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 […]



Disaster Preparedness

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

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 […]



The Roots of “Education”

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

by Patrick Farenga (Copyright 2006, all rights reserved.) One can view the history of education as an ongoing struggle between those who feel education is something to be done for someone and those who feel it is something people do for themselves. Educationists love to point out that their job is draw forth the latent […]



A Man’s Character is His Fate

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

by Erin Chianese Jimmy is sixteen and has been working every Friday the past few months at a delicatessen. He receives the annual flyer in the mail announcing Homeschool Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain. He loves roller coasters and wants to go just as he has gone every year since he was five years […]



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 […]



Educate Yourself For Tomorrow

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Andrew Flaxman For hundreds of years, from all over the ancient world, kings and commoners traveled to Delphi to ask the Oracle of Apollo about the right course of action – whether to make war or seek peace, whether to marry one person or another. They brought rich offerings to the god and were […]