January 22, 2018

New SAT/PSAT Test Overview

Here’s a wonderful overview of the upcoming changes to the SAT and PSAT.  This information was recently prepared by Jean Burk of College Prep Genius: THE BASICS: The new SAT will be in effect spring of 2016. The new PSAT will be in effect fall 2015. The College Board only released a full-length test at the […]

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 […]

Homeschooling Ninth Grade!

Let’s spend a little time talking about an ideal plan for each high school year.  Today I’ll deal with things you should be accomplishing in a student’s ninth grade year.  Please don’t hold to this exact schedule as each student is different, but let me at least give you an idea of things you should […]

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 […]