How to make the most of your free 14-day Transcript Maker trial

By |2019-05-13T08:56:15+00:00May 13th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

You’ve probably done a lot of thinking about how best to work with your student to put together a high school transcript. Maybe you’ve even considered using an app like Transcript Maker to help out. We know that’s a big decision. And it’s always helpful to take a new resource for a test drive [...]

9 crucial mistakes that homeschool seniors make

By |2019-04-15T13:28:54+00:00April 11th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

All of us are familiar with the age-old feeling of “senioritis”—the desire to just be done with school, already! Whether it comes your senior year of high school or college makes no difference. It can still be a debilitating experience. Trouble is, senioritis can lead some homeschool seniors to make a handful of common blunders [...]

It doesn’t matter where you go to college—really

By |2019-03-25T08:40:45+00:00March 25th, 2019|Advice, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Need evidence that Americans take college admissions way too seriously? Look no further than all the current headlines about "Operation Varsity Blues." Earlier in March, prosecutors charged dozens of parents (including celebrities like Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin) of bribing admissions officers at high-profile universities into fraudulently accepting their kids into the schools. These included [...]

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 [...]

7 fast facts: Should homeschool students bother applying to an Ivy League school?

By |2019-03-04T09:59:29+00:00March 4th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Ah yes, the prestigious Ivy League—Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, Penn, and Yale. Considered to be among the crème de la crème of American universities, these eight private schools rank high on the list of many high school students—including homeschoolers—when it comes to applying to colleges. And what’s not to like? Known for their [...]