Painting a Portrait with College Application Essays

The thought of writing college application essays may fill your child with dread, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Think of each essay as a love letter to the college. Combined, these essays will show the student’s full feelings for the school of their choice. Yes, each essay must be a technically perfect, self-reflective and compelling essay running… Read More

Reality Check: Homeschoolers Are NOT Entitled to College Admission and Scholarships

Do you have a sense of entitlement? Sure, homeschooling can be difficult, but does that mean your child deserves college admission without even trying? No! Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you college admission and scholarships will be easy, just because you homeschool! “Why do I have to do this to get my child into college?” “Why didn’t the… Read More

Don’t Forget Course Descriptions!

Have you been procrastinating about putting together your homeschool records? Don’t forget about course descriptions! A great way to prove the rigorous nature of your homeschool is by writing course descriptions. Course descriptions are especially valuable for college-bound kids because colleges want to know exactly what was taught and how rigorous the nature of those classes. The more detail you… Read More

College Application: The Parent’s Role

Are you dreading the college application process? It is time-sensitive and very involved. Each college has unique requirements. Competition can be fierce and each application demands close attention. The rewards of success can be great but the risks of failure can seem disastrous! What kind of parent will you be when it comes to college applications? I find there are… Read More