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Planning for College Majors

Undecided Is Typical: While some teens have a clear and accurate sense of their future career path, most do not. Don’t panic if your homeschooler doesn’t know what they want to study in college. Most colleges begin with...

AP Homestretch Study Plan

The way a student studies and prepares during the final days and weeks before AP exams can make all the difference. While homeschoolers may enjoy AP courses for the challenge they provide, for most homeschoolers earning...

Ivy League Homeschool Admissions

Can homeschoolers get into Ivy League colleges? Yes, but as for all students, it is very competitive. Therefore, students who want to succeed in highly selective admissions should start early and carefully build their...

Test Day Tips

Standardized tests such as the ACT, SAT, and AP are becoming increasingly important for homeschooled students. It can be easy to become anxious about sending your student into an unfamiliar setting to take tests that...

When College is a Bad Idea

Is it worth it to go to college? For students who will graduate the answer is generally yes. College graduates earn significantly more on average than students who do not have a college degree. During the recession, the...

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...