Tag: clep

High School Planning Guide

High School Planning Guide

| July 25, 2017

Whether you are a homeschool parent planning your students course of study, or a parent with students in public or private school, you might not recognize the repetition that often happens within education. Some subjects, like US History, are favorites of curriculum writers and the result is that students study the same subject multiple times […]

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When You Let God Be Your Travel Buddy

When You Let God Be Your Travel Buddy

| October 7, 2016

When you encourage your kids to choose their own adventure, crazy things happen. My now-graduated daughter offered to share her CLEP experience and where college without debt has taken her. by Katie Frame (22 and a traveling!) “I have an adventure prepared for us to go on and we’re going to do it together … […]

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What Will $100 Buy?

What Will $100 Buy?

| June 25, 2016

Two tickets to a sporting event. Sushi for four. A fantastically fun day with friends. Three college credits. Which would your student choose? Why CLEP? Because when you suggest CLEP, you are promoting a debt-free lifestyle. Sometimes parents have to carry the vision for their student until they are mature enough to understand the freedom […]

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Earning College Credit in High School

Earning College Credit in High School

| January 30, 2016

This article was written for and first published on the MACHE website,  January 2012 Earning College Credit in High School With the increasing challenge for students to afford a college degree, families are searching for options.  There are several ways students can earn college credit while in high school, reducing their college costs.  Most of […]

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Which Curriculum is Best?

Which Curriculum is Best?

| January 1, 2016

Which curriculum is best to prepare for a CLEP exam? This is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from homeschool parents. Sometimes the wording is slightly different ~ Do I have to use a college textbook? Is Abeka or Notgrass or A History of US okay for the US History CLEP? We’re […]

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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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What Will $400,000 Buy?

What Will $400,000 Buy?

| August 22, 2013

I met Mariah just two weeks ago, a week before she was departing for her first year of college. I had just finished giving a presentation titled “Getting Out, not just In” to a group of high school students who were attending a week-long summer residential business camp. As I wrapped things up, she shared […]

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