For homeschool graduates: 7 ways to reduce test anxiety in college

By |2021-07-26T09:36:23-04:00July 26th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Preparing for college, Standardized tests|

College exams can be stressful—make that doubly stressful if you’re a homeschool graduate setting foot in a college classroom for the first time. Take open-book exams, for example. The first time I ever had an open-book test was in college. I thought, “Great! I’ll have all the answers available to me, so it shouldn’t [...]

6 reasons the traditional college experience may not be all it’s cracked up to be

By |2021-06-22T07:46:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

FOMO (fear of missing out) is real. If you and your homeschool student are considering alternatives to traditional college, including exclusively obtaining a degree through distance learning, you may be concerned about missing out on the normal college experience.  Some say college is the best time you’ll ever have in life—that this is as [...]

6 superfoods (and 1 liquid) that will supercharge your homeschool family

By |2021-06-16T08:27:29-04:00June 16th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The homeschool life is a busy one. It goes without saying that making time to eat healthy meals and snacks as a family is a challenge. It can be tempting to just grab fast food instead of putting in the effort to make a home-cooked meal, or to just reach for something salty or [...]

8 tips on adapting to college after growing up homeschooling

By |2021-06-09T08:38:18-04:00June 9th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Your child has spent his or her entire academic life in homeschool. It’s been a fun and engaging way to learn—with lots of variety, flexibility, and self-paced learning suited to your student’s learning style. But soon your student will leave the nest and head off to college. And the idea of new living arrangements, new [...]

8 benefits of homeschooling through college

By |2021-05-26T08:28:12-04:00May 26th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning, Tips for high school|

Have you ever considered homeschooling through college? If that idea sounds odd, bear with me. Homeschooling through college simply means that you take all your classes remotely. Here at Transcript Maker, we think this can be a great option for students. Why? Here are eight benefits we think you’ll like. 1. It typically costs [...]

A beginner’s guide to homeschool transcripts: Where to go from here

By |2021-05-18T09:12:32-04:00May 18th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

We know that spring is the time when many homeschool families work on transcripts. To help out, we're offering a 20% discount  on all Transcript Maker plans using the code SPRING2021. This is the sixth part in our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, [...]

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