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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, […]



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 […]



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 […]