Tag: AP

Access to International Examinations for High Schoolers

By Samantha Eddis, PhD Home schoolers are not a monolithic group. Instead, they are as varied in their perspectives, pedagogies, and educational desires as the families they represent. I know this, as I have mixed with plenty of home schoolers while home educating my four children over the last twelve years. However, for the purpose […]

From Homeschool Into College: Does it Work?

By Janice Campbell Now that homeschoolers have proven to be high achievers in both academic and social realms, they are being actively courted by many colleges. However, just as many homeschool parents paused before placing their young children on the big yellow school bus, they are now considering whether the traditional model of sending young […]

College Tests: Part 2

In last month’s issue of Homeschooling Teen, we published an article that summarized the PSAT, SAT, SAT II’s, CLEP, and GED tests. This month we will briefly describe the ACT, AP, and COMPASS exams. ACT – Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the ACT is a standardized test for college admissions that measures high school […]