Perfect record keeping is keeping records, not keeping records perfectly.
See this picture? This is what my own record keeping actually looked like, when I was in the middle of a school year.
Perfect record keeping does not mean you have perfectly kept records. You don't have to be perfect. You don't have to grade everything, or even continue the same curriculum for a full year. You don't need a beautiful notebook, either, if simple lined paper or left over graph paper will suffice. You don't have to always use the same colored pen or pencil. You don't even have to grade every class to keep some test grades in only the subjects that have tests.
Can we dissect this a bit further? Let me help you notice a few things about my sample above.
Scheduling....one thing many of us struggle with as homeschoolers! We find ourselves so busy many times, that we forget that scheduling can help! (A crazy busy life can be avoided!
You will need to demonstrate interest in a college if you want to get admitted and get scholarships. Applying to a college without showing a genuine interest in the school is
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrollment college classes: