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Is your 10-year-old ready for college? 7 tips for early enrollment

By |2019-09-16T08:45:47-04:00September 16th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

A 10-year-old from Canton, Ohio is the youngest student enrolled at Stark State College this year. Surprising? Even shocking? Yes. Darryl Elijah Owens, one of 27 students at a nonprofit homeschool organization called Cross Over Academy, enrolled at Stark State when he was 9-years-old. Elijah’s father, Darryl Owens Jr., is the administrator and founder [...]

Are you using the Transcript Maker help center?

By |2019-09-12T08:28:02-04:00September 12th, 2019|Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Transcripts 101|

Creating a homeschool transcript can be an intimidating and tough process. That’s why one of our biggest goals with Transcript Maker is to educate you and help you along the way with the process. One of the best ways to get up-to-speed is through our Help Center. Have you checked it out lately? It’s [...]

Transcript basics: Where to go from here

By |2019-08-27T08:31:11-04:00August 27th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

This is the final part in our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5. By now we’ve reached the end of our whirlwind tour through building a homeschool transcript. Congratulations! The next big question: Where do you go from here? [...]

Transcript basics: How to get formatting right for your transcript

By |2019-08-22T08:37:06-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

This is the fifth part in our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. Aside from the actual content of your transcript—the record of success for your student—there is no more important goal than making the final product look professional. Think [...]

Transcript basics: How to level up your homeschool transcript with tests and extracurricular activities

By |2019-08-22T08:35:25-04:00August 15th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

This is the third part of our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1, part 2, and part 3. Now that you’ve got the basic building blocks of your homeschool transcript down, it’s time to think about standardized tests and extracurricular activities. These are two often-overlooked aspects of [...]

Transcript basics: How to get the most out of grades and GPA

By |2019-08-19T14:37:09-04:00August 13th, 2019|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

This is the third part of our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1 and part 2. Want to know one of the most important elements of a great homeschool transcript—one that’s often overlooked? The answer: grades and Grade Point Average (GPA). In the eyes of a college admissions [...]