Are Homeschools Serving as Newman Guide College Prep Schools?

Fantastic article by Joseph Pearce about Catholic homeschooling programs and Newman Guide colleges, reprinted by permission of The Cardinal Newman Society. The original article can be found at https://newmansociety.org/are-homeschools-serving-as-newman-guide-college-prep-schools/. Copyright © 2018 The Cardinal Newman Society. Permission to reprint without modification to text, with attribution to author and to The Cardinal Newman Society, and (if published …

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Every Catholic’s Guide to College 2019

Professional college planner Katherine O’Brien MA, Founder of Celtic College Consultants, has compiled a college guide to meet the needs of practicing Catholics. In Every Catholic’s Guide to College 2019 she documents the colleges and universities across the country that have support for Catholic student life on campus. College is a time of growing and …

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Should You Homeschool High School?, Part Four

Continuing our series on aspects to consider, from a college prep perspective, when considering whether to homeschool high school or not, we here consider issues that may come into play when applying for financial aid in college. Should You Homeschool High School, Part One Should You Homeschool High School, Part Two Should You Homeschool High …

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Should You Homeschool High School, Part Three

Continuing our series on aspects to consider, from a college prep perspective, when considering whether to homeschool high school or not, we here consider athletic participation and college recruitment, various “soft” skills students need to develop during the high school years in order to be successful on campus, and how to stay Catholic while in …

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Should You Homeschool High School? Part Two

Should You Homeschool High School, Part One   In this series of articles I will address a number of factors of high school education from a college admissions perspective.  As a Catholic homeschooling mother of six and a professional college consultant, I will share some of my experience and knowledge in this series of four …

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Should You Homeschool High School?, Part One

In this series of articles I will address a number of factors of high school education from a college admissions perspective.  As a Catholic homeschooling mother of six and a professional college consultant, I will share some of my experience and knowledge in this series of four articles.  In this first article, I’ll discuss the …

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Did you know there are Summer SAT & ACT Testing Options?

Have you heard that there are ACT test dates in June and July? SAT in June and August? The July & August dates are pretty new. These give students a chance to test outside the typical school year. Remember, you can test anywhere so, for example, if you’ll be in Boston on vacation, your student …

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Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Four

This post originally appeared on Kolbe.org and is used with permission. Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part One Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Two Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Three The College Application in Parts – The Essay, Awards & Activities,  and Some General Principles The Essay & Authentic Authorship …

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Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Three

This post originally appeared on Kolbe.org and is used with permission. Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part One Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Two The College Application in Parts – The Parent Letter of Reference and The Transcript As I pointed out in the first post of this series about applying to …

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Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Two

This article originally appeared on Kolbe.org and is used with permission. Miss Part One? Read it here: Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part One Part 2: The College Application in Parts (1/3) – Standardized Tests and The Outside Letter of Reference Standardized Tests When evaluating a college application, an experienced admissions committee knows that …

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