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Common Application Essay Strategies

Essays are a crucial step in the college admissions process for most students. Seniors completing the Common Application need to choose from one of seven different essay prompts. There are no good or bad essay prompts...

AP Exam Self-Study

AP exams offer the chance to demonstrate subject mastery and the possibility of earning college credit. While the majority of Advanced Placement testers take formal classes either in a brick and mortar or online school...

College Food Allergy Policies

Navigating college residences and dining with serious food allergies can be challenging. Allergies to foods such as nuts, gluten, milk, shellfish, and soy are on the rise.  Some homeschoolers chose to homeschool in...

Tests Every Homeschooler Should Know

One concern for many families homeschooling high school is keeping track of necessary testing required for college admissions. You may have heard of a long list of college tests: SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP, and CLEP...

Homeschool AP Science Options

Is your homeschooler a strong science student? If so, AP sciences may be a a good option to consider. Science APs are considered among the harder of the Advanced Placement tests which means they are also among the APs...

Colleges for Unschoolers

College decisions are very personal. Teens, including unschoolers, need to balance a wide variety of concerns to find a school that is their best fit academically, socially, philosophically, geographically, and...

Mail from Colleges

Has the deluge of college mail started arriving in your homeschooler’s mailbox yet? While social media is an increasingly popular way for colleges to market, the familiar glossy brochures filling the mailbox are a...