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Preparing your Online Learner

Preparing your Online Learner

| August 8, 2015

Getting rear ended on a winding road is not usually the way I meet students. Thankfully, no one was hurt and the other car’s driver, Christina, 17, will forever know that instructing her passenger on how to use the CD player while driving is not the best move. The car I was in, made of […]

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New Affordable College Option

New Affordable College Option

| June 21, 2015

Church-Based College Education I want to share with you an affordable college option that I have been very involved with for the last year. For those in the Minnesota metro area, I invite you consider this option for your high school graduates this fall! I was given the opportunity to extend my work with Credits […]

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MN Co-ops offering CLEP Classes

MN Co-ops offering CLEP Classes

| April 4, 2015

Several Minnesota Homeschool Co-ops are offering classes that help students earn college credit while in high school.  Contact the Co-op directly to inquire about their options. If you are a Homeschool Co-op Administrator and want to know more about bringing this type of offering to your group, feel free to contact me for help getting […]

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Test Registration and ID

Test Registration and ID

| January 1, 2015

Test Day ID Requirements A little pre-planning is required prior to your student’s first exam to ensure he/she has the appropriate personal identification required on test day and walks in confident of the procedure. Students without proper identification may not be allowed to test. Always check with your testing center if you have questions. Where […]

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I Believe in You Gift

I Believe in You Gift

| December 26, 2014

Give the Gift of Opportunity A holiday tradition our family has enjoyed for years is waking up on Christmas morning and with all in pj’s, opening the small thoughtful gifts we tucked into each others’ stockings the night before. Sometimes these gifts are more special than the spendier ones placed under the tree. Sometimes they […]

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Path to Purpose

Path to Purpose

| October 23, 2014

 “One of the most notable demographic trends of the last two decades has been the delayed entry of young people into adulthood. . . Today’s 25-year-olds, compared with their parents’ generation at the same age, are twice as likely to still be students, only half as likely to be married and 50 percent more likely […]

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Design and Teach a CLEP Course

Design and Teach a CLEP Course

| August 25, 2014

Creating an effective CLEPable Course for your students (and their friends!) is very rewarding. Don’t think you have to be an expert in the subject at hand. If you are, you will have tools in your bag that the rest of us don’t. If you’re not an expert, you can create an educational experience for […]

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Entrepreneurship: Can College Teach a Mindset?

Entrepreneurship: Can College Teach a Mindset?

| June 19, 2014

A big buzz these days is an interest in a degree in Entrepreneurship. Parents understand that in today’s job landscape, it is likely their students will need entrepreneurial skills to jump ship quickly when their job is outsourced, or have a home business that sustains their corporate paycheck. But can college teach a mindset? NO, […]

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Homeschooling High School – Where to Begin

Homeschooling High School – Where to Begin

| June 19, 2014

Everyone has different reasons to begin homeschooling. Maybe you are at a crossroads trying to decide what direction your student’s high school years will take? Maybe, like me, there is hesitancy on your part to homeschool high school simply because you are unsure of what to accomplish, how to go about it, or wonder if […]

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College Composition CLEP Saves Students $1,000

College Composition CLEP Saves Students $1,000

| April 1, 2014

Where else can a student earn over $1,000 for two hours of work? The College Composition CLEP exam assesses writing skills taught in most first-year college composition courses. Give your student a leg up by encouraging him to develop his writing skills before he enters college. Students who pass this exam will earn 6 college […]

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