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Are you homeschooling a high schooler who might want to go to college? What do you need to know then? Does going through the college entrance process with your teen give you pause?
I decided to gather together all of my best posts and make them into an easy to use handbook for college. And it is just for homeschoolers. That way I could make each one connect right to the next, and add in printables and such to each chapter.
Homeschooling High School with College in Mind
There are things that we did that helped her succeed in the college application process. I share ALL of those tips in my book, as I want to encourage other families to go ahead and take on college, and not be afraid to do so.
Do you know what the colleges want to see on the homeschool transcript?
What are they looking for in the college reference letters? What do you do if you don't have anyone to write the academic reference letter?
How can I get my teen to write a good college entrance essay?
What about course descriptions?
All of these questions and more are answered in my frugally priced book, (ebook and PDF).
And I write it in an easy to follow manner, not like a lot of the college related books out there. If you would like to read a sample chapter Amazon includes the first chapter for free just by clicking"look inside".
I was so anxious about the college admissions process when I began helping our teen. But I needn't have been!
My teen got into each college that she applied to, with scholarship offers. And our homeschool transcript was accepted everywhere.
We as homeschoolers often worry whether.....
...we need an accredited transcript?
...Are.there extra hoops to jump through for homeschoolers?
Homeschooling High School with College in Mind will not only make the whole college application process easier........
(Here's what the paperback looks like).
........ it will also make your high school planning easier.
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Our homeschooled teens do lots of great learning and sometimes volunteering or working part time during the high school years. And they all count! But what's the best way to share them? That's in my book, too.
Showcase your student's accomplishments to the colleges!
What exactly is in the book?
|My daughter's first day on campus.|
1. Researching Entrance Requirements - and dealing with extra hoops for homeschoolers
2. Planning High School with College in Mind - and making a 4 year plan
3. Choosing High School Curriculum - lots of ideas here
4. Assigning High School Credit - including homemade courses, PE, etc.
5. Making Your Transcripts (Calculating the GPA, etc)
6. Electives and College - how to share them to the colleges
7. Writing the College Essay - and what is important in it
8. Course Descriptions and Reference Letters - how to deal with them as homeschoolers
9. Preparing your Teen for College Writing - from our experience with college essays freshman year
10. Don't Forget the FUN! - and enjoying this special time with your teen
No Worries about Forgetting Anything!
It also includes 12 exclusive planning forms and.......
...an editable transcript form, the kind the colleges are used to seeing, ready for you to fill in. With complete instructions!
But.....what are people saying about the book?
"Have you wondered about how to calculate your teen's GPA, how to assign credits, or how to create a transcript? It's all in there! The included downloads are wonderful resources as well. Thank you, Betsy, for writing this amazing book. Once again, you've set my mind at ease!"
.....Kelly Maddeck, President of WA's Homeschool Support Association
"As a homeschool advisor, I can attest that the information is spot on. Also the book is chock full of resources with links and lots of helpful forms."
......Vicki Tillman, college counselor @ 7 Sisters Homeschool
"This book is packed with valuable information, and it's written in an easy-to-read format for those of us who don't have the time to read dictionary-size manuals.
I truly believe that Betsy literally thought of everything and didn't think twice about including it! I will be recommending this book to all of my friends."
.....Shelly at There's No Place Like Home
Thanks for stopping by,
Betsy is mom to her now college senior, whom she homeschooled from day one. She blogs at BJ's Homeschool, about the early years, high school & college and wrote the book - Homeschooling High School with College in Mind.