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Loving Grammar – Mr. Lund’s Guide To Professional Clamdigging

May 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Clamdigging, classical, College studies, English, English Grammar review, Grammar, High School, high school grammar, homeschool grammar, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks, HomeschoolNewsLink.com, jazz, Loving Grammar, M.Ed., Michael Leppert, oxymoron, pianist, punctuate, punctuation, Review by Michael Leppert, SAT, SAT prep, Steve Lund, www.homeschoolalmanac.com, www.homeschoolmagazine.com, www.homeschoolnewslink.com, www.inspirededucationmagazine.com, www.lovinggrammar.com, www.thehomeschoolreview.com

http://lovinggrammar.com/homeschool/ Textbook by Steve Lund, M.Ed. Review by Michael Leppert At first glance, the title of this website seems like an oxymoron – who can possibly be “loving grammar”? But, those of us who enjoy knowing how to punctuate properly and make our subjects and verbs match in number, it is one of the most […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]