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6 Questions About HS4CC and Your Taxes

Homeschooling for College Credit families often pay tuition or have unique educational situations. I’ve pulled and pasted some highlights from the IRS Publication Tax Benefits for Education to help you with your FAQs. I am not a tax professional! Consult your teen’s college and your accountant regarding your specific situation and your taxes.

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Posted in HS4CC

Common Transcript Questions about ASU’s EA Program

Homeschooling for College Credit families use Arizona State University’s Earned Admissions (now called Universal Learner) program because it allows parents a VERY affordable ($25) opportunity to test out dual enrollment for their teens with low risk (only pay tuition if you like your grade and want college credit). Here are a few of the most common answers to your questions about the ASU EA program.

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Posted in Curriculum, High School

High School Credit for Aspiring Vets

If you have an aspiring vet, they’ll likely be filling their academic schedules with science, science, and more science, but don’t forget that animal lovers want to study animals too! These courses are worth high school credit for homeschoolers (not college credit) and can be taken by any student of any age. None of these require placement tests or transcripts!

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Posted in ACE, Straighterline

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Posted in HBCU, HS4CC

HBCU: Xavier University of Louisiana

All month, to honor Black History Month, I’m spotlighting a different Historically Black College and University (HBCU) for the Homeschooling for College Credit community! Xavier University of Louisiana is America’s only Historically Black and Catholic University. The university offers dual enrollment and awards college credit for CLEP and AP scores.

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Posted in HS4CC

Sweet Sentiments

Nothing makes me more happy than hearing how the support of our Homeschooling for College Credit community helped your family take the plunge and earn college credit! For Valentine’s Day today, I wanted to share some lovely messages that have appeared over on our Facebook page. If you haven’t started earning college credit yet, I hope you can draw encouragement from these parents whose kids all started with zero college credits and are accomplishing great things!!!

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Posted in ACE, AP Advanced Placement, CLEP, Credit by Exam, DSST, Dual Enrollment, HS4CC, Transfer Credit

How Many Ways to Earn College Credit in High School?

How many different ways can your teen earn college credit? More than you think! But the goal isn’t just to “earn credit” because the credit only saves you time and money if it can eventually be used toward a degree. This understanding is MORE IMPORTANT for high school students than adults because of the variables at hand.

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