About Matthew Bass

Software developer, homeschool graduate, entrepreneur, and founder of Transcript Maker, the high school transcript app.

Your 6 favorite blog posts from 2018

By |2018-12-20T08:42:12+00:00December 20th, 2018|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Transcripts 101|

To help celebrate this holiday season, we’d like to share six of our most popular blog posts from 2018. We hope you find something useful or inspiring here! Should I use a 4.00 or 4.33 GPA on my transcript? The ultimate guide to designing a high school transcript Five subtle changes you didn’t realize your [...]

How to help your high school students think critically

By |2018-12-09T11:39:09+00:00November 27th, 2018|Administration, Leadership Tips for Small Schools, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

What’s one skill set that applies to any area of life, including any career? The answer is skillful critical thinking! Critical thinking can help students hypothetically “remove themselves” from a situation in order to be more objective and see things from other viewpoints. As a critical thinker, a student is self-aware as well as others [...]

Meet the Transcript Maker team!

By |2018-08-23T08:01:23+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Announcements, General Interest|

I founded Transcript Maker over 12 years ago based on a simple idea—help as many homeschool families as possible create awesome high-school transcripts. Back then, I couldn’t have imagined where we'd be just over a decade later. It’s been quite a journey, and it’s all thanks to you, our valued community of transcript makers! I’ve [...]

Now available on Kindle: The ultimate guide to building a transcript

By |2018-08-17T09:36:17+00:00August 17th, 2018|Announcements, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

We’re thrilled to announce that The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to Creating a High School Transcript is now available for download on the Amazon Kindle Store. Plus, we’ve dropped the price from $19 to just $8.99 or FREE on Kindle Unlimited! Check It Out The book contains my very best tips from over 10 years of [...]

7 reasons why your school needs enrichment programs

By |2018-08-15T08:22:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|Administration, Advice, Leadership Tips for Small Schools|

Does your school offer enrichment programs? If you haven’t considered them before, now is a great time. Enrichment programs can not only change the entire course of a student’s life, but they can attract more families to your school and build your reputation in the community. Put simply, a generous enrichment program can improve all [...]