September 20, 2017

Homeschooling 11th Grade

Last month, I began a discussion outlining an ideal plan for high school and so far, we have discussed some things students should be doing as ninth and tenth graders.  This week, we’ll be talking about what a student should be focusing on in their junior year.  Homeschooling 11th grade will be a very busy year […]






College Planning for 10th Grade

A few weeks ago, I began a discussion outlining an ideal plan for high school and we discussed some things students should be doing as ninth graders.  Let’s continue that discussion this week with a plan for your tenth grade students. Students in tenth grade should now be fully entrenched in high school level coursework. […]






College Prep Genius

Today, I’d like to introduce you to the College Prep Genius Master-the-SAT Boot Camp.  When your student begins to apply for college and for scholarships, you will find that the college entrance test scores are very important.  Besides opening the doors to get into college – great test scores can also help PAY for college […]






The ACT Exam

One of the primary ways that colleges evaluate students for admission is through the use of standardized tests.  There are several tests available, but the two most commonly used evaluations are the SAT and the ACT.  Today, we’ll be discussing the ACT exam. The ACT is a knowledge-based test and contains four sections:  English, Mathematics, Reading, […]






High School Writing

I am a boring writer!  I’m pretty good at the spelling and grammar thing but when it comes to writing something interesting to read – I stink!  You see, I’m great about giving you details, I just can’t make it fun or easy to read.  So, alas, I’ll probably never be a fiction writer.  As […]






College Entrance Testing – An Overview

Students who wish to go to college will have to prove that they are academically ready by receiving certain test scores on a college entrance exam.  There are several exams available, but the most commonly used methods of testing are the SAT and the ACT.  College entrance testing can be stressful but early preparation will […]