About Matthew Bass

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

We’d love to meet you in person!

By |2019-03-11T11:09:06+00:00March 11th, 2019|Advice, Announcements, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

The Transcript Maker team will be hitting the road in the coming weeks and months to attend a couple of homeschool conventions. If you live in the Southeast, come on out—we’d love to meet you in person! South Carolina Great Homeschool Convention from March 21-23 in Greenville North Carolinians for Home Education “Thrive” Convention from [...]

6 reasons you shouldn’t make a homeschool transcript on your own

By |2019-02-18T09:17:46+00:00February 18th, 2019|Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Do I really need a service to create a homeschool transcript? That’s a question we’ve heard time and time again, particularly from homeschool families just entering the busy high school years. And you know what? It’s a great thing to ask. The quick answer might surprise you: No, you don’t need a service to build [...]

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 [...]