Saxon Advanced Math on the Transcript

Saxon Advanced Math on the Transcript
With most math textbooks, it's easy to name your class for the homeschool transcript . "Algebra 1" on the textbook means the class title is "Algebra 1". Easy peasy, done!​The problem is what to do with Saxon Advanced Math. For those of you who don't know, my sons both loved the Saxon math curriculum, and used it against my better judgement. So I'm w...
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Apologia Science Sale - 35% off though March 28th

Apologia Science Sale - 35% off though March 28th
Christianbook.com has Apologia Science on sale - science curriculum is 35% off if you act fast!If Apologia Science books are your go-to choice, you may want to grab these books now, while they are on sale at Christianbook.com. Many homeschoolers LOVE Apologia books and they were my choice for high school science, too.Go get yours now while they are...
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Guidance Counselor Pro Tip: Read College Statistics

Guidance Counselor Pro Tip: Read College Statistics
You are the high school guidance counselor. Like your counterparts in public and private school, you need a book to explain the differences between colleges. When you are looking for colleges that might be a good fit, it's important to read the fine print. Knowing the numbers and statistics about a college will help your child earn college admissio...
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March 2017 Gold Care Club Update is Ready

March 2017 Gold Care Club Update is Ready
New for this month:How-to Training CoursesQuick Start: Planning High School Courses (live)Beginner: Preparing to Homeschool High School - Live Convention Part 3/3Intermediate: Simple Science for Homeschooling High SchoolAdvanced: Upper EchelonEncouragement: Jay Wile - Homeschooling: How and Why it WorksMembers Only WebinarChristian Homeschool Succe...
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From Qatar to College Requires a Transcript

From Qatar to College Requires a Transcript
What do you do when you live and homeschool in Qatar and your child is going to college in the US? Make a homeschool transcript , of course!Margaret wrote, "We just received my son's Early Decision acceptance! Your Total Transcript Solution is awesome, and your webinars rock! Hugs from Qatar, Margaret" She was so sweet and said, "I'm happy to be a t...
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Identify Theft and the FAFSA

Identify Theft and the FAFSA
Identity thieves might have access to your FAFSA information. At least that's a possibility, because the IRS has shut off their FAFSA application tool due to security concerns.The FAFSA uses a "data retrieval tool" to get your information from the IRS to the Department of Education FAFSA website. This means that your social security number gets mo...
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Colleges - Homeschool Friendly or Homeschool Fussy?

Colleges - Homeschool Friendly or Homeschool Fussy?
Colleges love homeschoolers! Look for ways colleges target advertising to you and your student. Look in homeschool magazines and around homeschool conventions. You'll be sure to find a homeschool friendly college that would love to have your child on campus. I see more and more homeschool friendly colleges all the time. It's rare to find a college ...
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March Homeschool Calendar Reminders

March Homeschool Calendar Reminders
Each month there are reminders that will help you in your homeschool journey! Have you looked at the calendar for March? Are you on track??Middle School: Get your homeschool high school started right. Keys to High School Success (Kindle Book)Freshmen: Start your child's activity list now so when you get to their senior year, you won't forget a thin...
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Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers

Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers
When you are visiting and applying to colleges, try to convince the college that your child is a good investment for their scholarship donations. You do that by making sure their statistics look good in their view, and when future parents do online searches. You can improve your child's statistics when you exceed each college's GPA, SAT or ACT aver...
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Christianbook.com Saxon Math Sale - 25% off though March 14th

Christianbook.com Saxon Math Sale - 25% off though March 14th
Hey homeschoolers! If Saxon is a good fit for your child, now is a great time to buy because Christianbook.com has Saxon Math for 25% off though March 14th.Warning: This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Even so, I think you'll want to save money on math curriculum, right?Now, ...
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What Did I Buy and Where is it?

What Did I Buy and Where is it?
Probably once or twice a week I get a phone call or email saying "What did I buy, what am I paying for, and what can I keep forever?"I get this question so many times, we actually made a picture of it, so you can see what I'm talking about. Let me explain. When you login to my member page, everything you own will pop up.On the left column, tho...
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Meet Me at Convention!

Meet Me at Convention!
Can you feel the spring in the air? I can!  And, if you've been around homeschooling long enough, you know that can only mean one thing.... It's almost convention time!  Conventions are great for allowing you a chance to do continuing education, find new curriculum by browsing through book upon book, and getting to interact with fell...
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[Free Class] How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Homeschooling High School

[Free Class] How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Homeschooling High School
Homeschooling high school is a challenge. College prep is an additional challenge on top of that. Many parents struggle because they don't know HOW to create a high school plan that will get them get their children to their intended destination (graduation, college/career, independence).Most people create a high school plan on the fly, picking up b...
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Learn to Teach English the Easy Way!

Learn to Teach English the Easy Way!
How do you feel about teaching English? For our family, it was a little scary, difficult to teach, and intimidating! Some people think that it's overwhelming and takes thousands of hours to do, but for some, it's unending joy.If you look at all of the pieces that teaching English entails, you could easily become overwhelmed! Pieces like spelling, g...
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Enter Now - March Newsletter Giveaway

Enter Now - March Newsletter Giveaway
Congratulations to Michelle - our March giveaway winner! Geography is more than just place names and outline maps—it's understanding how the world around us works! With this package from our friends at Bright Ideas Press, you will have access to a deep understanding of how geography impacts all of us every day-with real-life applications for colleg...
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