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 [...]

Throwing out the traditional list of homeschool-friendly colleges

By |2018-08-02T08:27:59+00:00August 2nd, 2018|General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

You’ve seen them, right? Those list of “homeschool-friendly” colleges that float around the Internet, popping up on various social media sites and web pages? If your kids are still young, or if you’re new to homeschooling and trying to just keep your head above water, you may not have paid much attention to them. But [...]

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

By |2018-07-10T18:16:04+00:00March 17th, 2018|Advice, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

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)

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! [...]

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

By |2018-01-23T14:37:36+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Advice, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

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

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 [...]