About Haley Walden

Haley Walden is a freelance copywriter/editor who collaborates with creative entrepreneurs, authors, and agencies to strengthen and clarify their brand stories through engaging website copy, blog posts, marketing copy, and more. She is a geek at heart with a love for books, music, movies, theatre, and all things Star Wars. Haley lives in northwest Alabama with her husband and two children and is currently drafting her first epic fantasy novel. Connect with her at haleywalden.ninja.

8 ways to do a better job communicating with parents in your school

By |2018-09-12T08:49:46+00:00September 12th, 2018|Administration, Advice, High school transcripts|

Working as a private school administrator requires you to play multiple roles and perform a myriad of time-consuming tasks—one of which is to communicate with parents in person, over the phone, and via email (or other platforms like social media). It’s easy for effective administrator-to-parent communication to slip through the cracks, but keeping your students’ [...]

Five essential transcript credits every homeschooler needs (and how to calculate them)

By |2018-02-08T14:11:08+00:00February 8th, 2018|High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

When it comes to your student’s high school transcript, gathering information on required credits—and methods of calculating them—can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are a handful of basic essentials that are easy to get right. You can start from there to build a winning transcript for your student. In this blog post, we’ll show you how! [...]

You don’t have to be a genius to speed through college

By |2018-01-08T09:33:27+00:00January 8th, 2018|Advice, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

In 2017, Raven Osborne was one of thousands of students who graduated from Purdue University in Indiana. But something about Raven made her a little bit different—she graduated from Purdue two weeks before she also graduated from high school. How’d she do it? Raven began taking dual enrollment classes in eighth grade, eventually moving from [...]

10 reasons every homeschool student needs a LinkedIn profile

By |2017-12-13T07:33:19+00:00December 13th, 2017|Advice, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

LinkedIn has become an increasingly popular professional network among high school students looking to package and brand themselves for the college admissions process. It's a platform that can be incredibly useful for students who want to: Build their professional networks early Present a professional appearance to the world Connect with potential professors, mentors, and college [...]

What every homeschool family should know about Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exams

By |2017-11-20T07:56:54+00:00November 20th, 2017|Advice, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Does your student want to boost his or her transcript and get a head-start on college-level work? Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exams may be a great option. Not only will your student get the chance to dive head-first into college-level study and testing—college admissions officials will also recognize his or her drive and willingness [...]

A quick guide to CLEP for homeschoolers

By |2017-10-25T08:28:17+00:00October 25th, 2017|High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

As out-of-the-box thinkers, homeschoolers are often looking for ways to expedite their educational journey, especially when it comes to college. Today, we’re exploring one crucial method to accelerate your student’s college career—taking CLEP exams. What exactly is CLEP? It stands for College Level Examination Process, a series of 33 tests in five academic areas offered [...]