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Which year is most important on a high school transcript?

By |2018-07-10T18:17:00+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Advice, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Transcripts 101|

If you’ve spent much time thinking about high school transcripts, you’ve probably wondered if one particular year of high school is more important than the others. Conventional wisdom used to say the junior year was key to college admissions—and that students could coast across the finish line their senior year with the satisfaction of knowing [...]

NEW: The ultimate homeschool guide to a high school transcript

By |2018-07-10T18:17:09+00:00April 11th, 2017|Announcements, General Interest, Preparing for college, Transcripts 101|

Want to make an amazing high school transcript? Here’s the only how-to guide you need to do it! Announcing my new eBook: The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to Creating a High School Transcript. It contains my very best tips from over 10 years of helping homeschool families create amazing high school transcripts. What's inside the book? You’ll learn how to: [...]

A professional high-school transcript: 4 reasons you should create one right now

By |2018-07-10T18:17:25+00:00December 14th, 2016|Advice, General Interest, Preparing for college, Transcripts 101|

As a homeschool parent, what’s your biggest fear about sending your student to college? You might list common concerns like: Getting into a well-ranked school Paying for tuition, books, and room and board Preparing your student academically for the rigors of college Helping your young adult stay safe on campus While all of these are [...]

Essential tips: Adding extracurricular activities to your homeschool high school transcript

By |2018-07-10T18:17:41+00:00November 2nd, 2016|General Interest, Transcripts 101|

Adding extracurricular activities to your transcript can be downright fun! They give a dash of flavor and spice to any transcript by demonstrating a student’s interests beyond academics. Colleges appreciate well-rounded students with a diverse background, and extracurricular activities are one of the best ways to show it. Sometimes, though, it’s tough to know where to [...]

5 ways to ruin your high school transcript

By |2019-02-14T13:54:29+00:00July 21st, 2016|Advice, General Interest, Transcripts 101|

Creating a professional, high-quality transcript is one the most important steps you can take toward being accepted by your top-choice college. But during our years of experience helping homeschool families and private schools navigate the do’s and don’ts of great transcripts, we’ve encountered a few common errors, omissions, and straight-up faux pas that always spell [...]