Should I use a 4.00 or 4.33 GPA on my transcript?

Our team frequently gets questions from homeschool families regarding grade point averages. One of the most common is, “What’s the difference between a 4.00 and 4.33 grade point average, and which one should I use on my student’s transcript?” In today’s blog post, we’ll demystify the process of picking between these two scales! First, here’s [...]

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

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! [...]

Five subtle changes you didn’t realize your high school transcript needs

You know how to get the major parts of your high school transcript right, but did you know there are some small missteps that could cost you in the eyes of college admissions departments? Here are five subtle yet significant changes that can make a big difference in your transcript! 1. Certify and notarize your [...]

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

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 [...]

Seven blog posts you loved in 2017

To help celebrate this holiday season, we’d like to share seven of our most popular blog posts from 2017. We hope you find something useful or inspiring here! 1. Which year is most important on a high school transcript? 2. How to make your own homeschool high school diploma 3. Read this before giving straight [...]

10 reasons every homeschool student needs a LinkedIn profile

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 [...]