College Prep

The following college prep posts offer insider tips for planning high school and seamlessly moving from homeschool to college. Be sure to keep an eye out for my college prep planner, My College Road Map, published by Apologia in 2019! It will help your child successfully navigate the high school and college paths, giving him the best opportunity for success in high school, college, career, and life.

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While most college manuals are written to parents, this unique college prep planner has been designed specifically for the student. It imparts all the student needs to know in a visually appealing and simplified way and serves as the student’s:

• Planner

• 411 to Everthing High School

• Admissions Counselor

• Guide for Planning Out High School

• Resume Builder

• Record Keeper

• Checklist for Everything from Admissions to Moving to Colege

• Career Counselor

This product will be your lifeboat as you navigate the rip tides and undertows of high school and college planning.

Not only does it have a personality test that will help your student discover careers that are ideal for his unique personality, it gives guidance for creating a transcript, writing a resume, and keeping records for admissions and scholarship applications. It also provides tips and guidance for getting scholarships and reveals how to minimize the expense of college, making it much more affordable or even free.

It is exactly what your student needs to take ownership of his journey from high school to college.

My husband, Jeff Fulbright, a practicing lawyer, wrote My College Road Map with me. And we are so excited to share all of our insider info with you.

Read on for my favorite College Prep posts!

My College Road Map

Be sure to keep an eye out for my new college prep planner, My College Road Map, published by Apologia ...
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College Prep: Let Them Go

After reading the past posts, you now know everything you need to know to help your homeschooled child find the ...
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College Prep: Admissions Essay

It is my desire that this College Prep: Admissions Essay post will clear up the mystery of the dreaded college ...
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College Prep: Visiting Colleges

College visits are an important part of choosing the right school. They help your child get a feel for the ...
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College Prep: Paying for College

Although we need to discuss transcripts, college essays, and some other important college admissions items, I want to jump ahead ...
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College Prep: Portfolios

Years ago, when homeschooling was new, colleges required personal interviews and thick portfolios outlining every detail of the homeschooled student’s ...
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College Prep: Test Prep

In a recent survey, I asked homeschoolers and test prep teachers what the typical point increase was for students who ...
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College Prep: Recommendation Letters

Most universities and scholarship boards require applicants to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher. This can be tricky ...
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College Prep: SAT Subject Tests

Like AP exams, colleges put a lot of stock in the SAT Subject Tests, sometimes known as the SAT II ...
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College Prep: CLEP or Not?

CLEP has become quite popular in the homeschool community. You may be wondering, “What is CLEP?” Should I consider it for ...
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College Prep: Dual Enrollment

Now it’s time to talk about College Prep: Dual Enrollment. But what exactly is dual enrollment? It’s when a high ...
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College Prep: AP Anyone?

In this post College Prep: AP Anyone? I’m giving away one of the secrets to wooing those admissions counselors and ...
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College Prep: 9 Ways to Stand Out in College Admissions

In the last blog, we talked about depth—not breadth—when pursuing extra curricular activities. In this one, College Prep: Standing Out, ...
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College Prep: Be Unique!

Be Unique! Colleges look for students that “stand out” from among other applicants. They’re interested in those they feel will enhance ...
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College Prep: SAT vs. ACT

So you know your child will need to take college entrance exams as part of the college admissions process, but ...
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College Prep: Think Extracurricular

Colleges love extracurricular activities. So shouldn’t my child do as many as possible to impress the admissions committee? That seems ...
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College Prep: Great Transcripts

Ideally,  ninth grade is the time to begin mapping out the courses your child will need in high school to ...
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College Prep: 8th Grade Counts

Jumping through hoops. Yep. That’s what it boils down to. Navigating the road from high school to college can be ...
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