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Homeschool Course Descriptions - a "How-to" Guide
Some colleges say they don't need homeschool course descriptions for admission, but most colleges require, request, or appreciate course descriptions. A wise homeschool parent will maximize scholarships by writing perfect homeschool course descriptions. A student’s homeschool high school record is the most important factor in admission decisions. Your homeschool course descriptions provide proof that your curriculum is challenging. This is why you create course descriptions. #thehomescholar
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Three Kinds of College Applications
If you have a child in high school and are beginning to look at colleges, you will soon discover there are three different options for applying. Traditional college applications have been around since the dawn of time. They are the standard way for colleges to determine whether a student is right for, and ready to attend, their school. https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/3-kinds-of-college-applications #thehomescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoolmiddleschool #homeschool #college #application
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Cosmetology for High School Credit 💄
If your student enjoys makeup artistry, trying out new hairstyles, or doing facials, consider cosmetology for high school credit! You could add an elective class "Occupational Education: Cosmetology" to the transcript. #homeschoolcollege #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoolplanning #howtohomeschool #highschoolcosmetology #occupationaleducation #beautyschool #homeschoolrecords #homeschooltips #homeschoolingteens #homeschoolgrades #homeschoolcredits #homeschoolrecordkeeping #cosmetology
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How Homeschool Graduates Enlist in the Army🪖
Enlistment parameters have changed. Years ago, a GED® was required when homeschoolers tried to enlist in the army. However, many students who have had an alternative education have found success in the military. #homescholar #militarycareers #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoolmiddleschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #homeschooltips #raisingteens #homeschoolplanning #homeschoolresources #homeschoolmom #homeschoolingteens #homeschoolersinthearmy #canhomeschoolersenlist
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Applying to California Colleges 🌴
Thinking of attending a California college? They require additional information in the Common App from homeschoolers - but also from kids who attend an unaccredited public school, or an unaccredited private school. - #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #collegeincali #calicolleges #collegeincalifornia #californiacolleges #homeschoolcollege #USC #UCRiverside
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Homeschool Codes for Tests
When homeschool students take college admission tests, they usually need to provide homeschool codes, called CEEB (College Entrance Examination Board) or AI (Attending Institution) codes. - #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #SAT #ACT #PSAT #testprep #collegetests
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Computer Coding as a Foreign Language
Some colleges allow students to meet the foreign language requirements with coding languages. Does this mean that your student can take a computer language instead of a spoken language? Maybe! - #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #foreignlanguage #computerscience #computercoding #coding #java #python #c++ #foreignlanguagecredit
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Homeschool Graduates: Overcomers and Achievers!
Homeschool graduates embody resilience, adaptability, and innovation, shaped by a unique educational journey that is both diverse and personalized. These experiences come with challenges, but they also pave the way for incredible stories of achievement and success. Read more here https://www.theoldschoolhouse.com/thm/april-17-2024-what-do-homeschool-graduates-look-like/#alexandrialetkeman #thehomescholar #homeschoolinghighschool #homeeducator #homeschooling #homeschoolgraduates #encouragement
the keys to a successful junior year
The 9 Keys to a Successful Junior Year
There may be nine tips to homeschooling junior year, but there is only one major task. Your job is to find a college. It’s too early to find your child a job, but to get scholarships, you need to find at least 4 to 8 colleges for your child by the end of junior year. #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #homeschooltips #homeschoolresources #homeschoolmom #raisingteens #happyhome #homeschoolingteens #junioryear #collegeadmission
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Ask Questions During College Visits 🤔
Asking questions shows that you value their opinions, and it helps them get to know you better as you share your own opinions and information about yourself. #homescholar #collegevisits #collegeadmission #homeschooljunior #homeschoolsenior #collegesearch #junioryear
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4 Ways College Increase an Applicant Pool and Why 🤔
Colleges are more highly rated when they have more applicants than they can accept. Learn more about this not-fun-but-true fact about college admissions! #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoolresources #homeschoolmom #collegeapplications #collegeadmissions
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Discouraging College Admission Policy? Be the Change! 🦨
Some colleges have admission policies that are unfriendly to homeschoolers. When you encounter unfair admission policies, don't be shy. Speak up, and colleges may change their admission policy! #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #discouraging #collegeadmissions #collegepolicy #bethechange #admissionpolicy #bekind #dontbescaredbekind #weareallhuman
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One Common Application📝🎓
The challenge of the Common Application is made easier with preparation. Yes, it is hard. Yes, the questions don’t always make sense for homeschoolers. But guess what? Colleges understand and have been translating homeschool applications for years. Sit back and take a deep breath. You’ve got this! #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschooltips #homeschoolresources #homeschoolingteens #commonapplication #commonapp #collegeapplication
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Do Homeschoolers Need a GED? 👨🏿‍🎓👩🏼‍🎓
The GED can negatively affect future income. GED holders earn lower wages than those with high school diplomas. This is true regardless of sex, race and ethnicity, or age. #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoolmiddleschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #homeschoolfun #homeschooltips #homeschoolresources #homeschoolmom #raisingteens #happyhome #homeschoolingteens #ged #homeschoolged
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College Applications for Homeschool Students
If my senior-year-self could time travel to advise my junior-year-self, the older would lecture the younger on preparation. Just looking at college requirements would have saved so much stress. #homescholar #homeschoolhighschool #homeschoollife #homeschoolfamily #howtohomeschool #collegeapplications #collegeapplicationforhomeschoolers #tipsandtricks #collegefair #collegeadmissions #collegeforhomeschoolers #standout #scholarships