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Posts Tagged ‘ college ’

High School Series: Alternatives to College

College doesn't have to be the next step after high school. Learn more about alternatives to college and how to help your homeschooler succeed!
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College Entrance Tests & Scores for Homeschoolers

College Entrance Tests & Scores for Homeschoolers

PSAT, SAT, and ACT college tests, and what homeschoolers need to study and practice to achieve high scores on these college entrance exams. Results of homeschoolers’ scores on past ACT tests. Dates ACT Assessment Test Dates Information on the ACT Assessment, which includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college...
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ACT Test Results For Homeschoolers vs All Test Takers

ACT test results are consistently higher for homeschoolers than the composite for the average college entrance test taker since 1997. Updated through Class of 2015.
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Home School Programs through Accredited Universities

Many state colleges and universities offer accredited home school programs.
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College Home School Admission Policies

College Home School Admission Policies

This page is as much for homeschoolers to find admissions policies as it is for those college admissions officers who are trying to develop such a policy for their universities. This page does not represent all colleges with policies online. My intention is to give enough samples so that all may see what sort...
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Benefits of Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment FAQ By Bridgeway Homeschool Academy What is Dual Enrollment and how will it benefit my student? If you find yourself asking this question, then you more than likely have a student who would benefit from dual enrollment classes. What is Dual Enrollment? Dual enrollment the opportunity to challenge high school students with...
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College Admission

College Admission

Analysis of Inequities in the Requirements for Admission to the University System of Georgia This report outlines and contrasts admission requirements for graduates of accredited or regulated high schools (accredited applicants) with admission requirements for applicants who are not graduates of accredited or regulated high schools (non-accredited applicants). Apply to College – Admission Essays...
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Homeschool To College Stories

College Stories Applying to College 16-year-old Larla Dey Maloney describes her process for applying to colleges starting with thinking about her major when she was 13. Homeschooled with MIT courses at 5, accepted to MIT at 15 After acquiring his entire elementary and secondary education from OpenCourseWare and MITx, Ahaan Rungta joined the MIT...
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College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

David and Chandra Byers show parents how to successfully homeschool their children through high school-even in subjects where they have no expertise. The authors demonstrate how these home-taught children are fully prepared for college and are often superior performers.
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Can Homeschoolers Get Into College?

Homeschooling teenagers get into the best colleges and universities. Help and adviceWebsites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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College While Homeschooling High School

College While Homeschooling High School

Look into concurrent enrollment if you want your homeschooled high schooler to take college classes.
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West Virginia Early Assessment Testing

Early Assessment provides college placement testing for prospective state college and university students in West Virginia. Traditionally, the program has been made available to students in public and private high schools in our service region; however, I realize that an increasing number of our college freshmen have been home-schooled, and I would welcome the...
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Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Wes Beach argues that people who recognize their genuine interests and talents need only their self-knowledge, confidence, enthusiasm, determination, ability to persevere, and sense of autonomy to carry them where they want to go.
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Homeschool Transcripts

Help interpreting your homeschool high school-level work to make into transcripts for college applications.
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Home School College

Home School College

How to get college credit for studying done at home. Help and advice. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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College Scholarships For Home Schoolers

Can your homeschooled teen get financial aid or scholarships for college?
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Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Lee Binz and her husband Matt operate The HomeScholar. Their mission is helping parents homeschool high school and many of their resources are free. Lee and Matt homeschooled their two children independently for eight years, from elementary through high school graduation. Both boys earned full-tuition scholarships to their first choice university. Lee is a...
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Finding Right College For A Homeschooler

10 Ways to Use Social Media to Pick a College Here are 10 social media resources for high school students (and their parents) to use in order to find out more about what college life is really like at the school they plan to attend. American Universities As home pages are found for American...
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Tips For Writing a College Admissions Essay

Content provided by EssayEdge’s Harvard-educated Editors. By EssayEdge.com: the Net’s Admissions Essay Resource It may be only 500 words, but the admissions essay portion of a college application can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection. How you write your personal essay shows the admissions committee why you are different from everybody else. It...
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Welcome to college. Now start an argument.

Reasoned Discourse in College. By Stephen Combs No, not that kind of argument, where you throw things and scream. I mean the kind of argument scholars make, what an expert in this field, Professor Chris Crawford, calls “achieving positions through reasoned discourse.” Understanding this concept is absolutely essential. Without it, nothing of real academic...
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