July 2, 2010, Newsletter Issue #337: Getting Into College, Part 2

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Another way to to get your child into college is to keep your own transcripts, have your child take the admissions tests (SAT, ACT, and/or CEB, depending on the requirements of the university), and perform the standard application process required of all prospective college entrants.

Many homeschoolers score very well in college entrance exams, and that fact alone can guarantee them a place at some schools. Other schools will also require transcripts (typically written in "educationalese".) Usually it does not matter whether or not your high school work is from an accredited school.

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Thanks so much for reading the the Homeschool Tips Newsletter.

The new 2006-2007 Sonlight catalog is hot off the presses! In addition to new educational resources, we've also made some significant improvements to our curriculum, such as expanded flexibility in Reader choices for Levels K through 2.

The catalog also provides several articles with helpful homeschool tips. For example, check out the "Top Ten Goals" article (pp. 146-147) which can help you think through your personal philosophy when it comes to homeschooling. And "Why we use certain books that some homeschoolers won't touch" (pp. 144-145), that gets into some pretty important issues about the content of books. And you won’t want to miss “27 Reasons NOT to Buy Sonlight”—a perennial favorite (beginning on page 148).

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Sincerely

Sarita Holzmann
President
Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.

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