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Experiential Resume Format

Posted on 09/27/13 in Ask Barb, No Comments

Experiential Resume Format       Sally Sue Smith 999 19th Rd. Smithville, DE 199999 sallysues@gmail.com   Education Mt. Sophia Academy- high school diploma program (September, 1999- June, 2003)   Experiences Urban Promise- guided underserved children at summer camp (seasonal 2000-2003) World Travel- experienced culture and geography in France and Italy (May, 2001) CCC Missions/Mexico- [...]

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What to Bring to End-of-Year Review

Posted on 05/28/13 in Ask Barb, No Comments

What should you bring to your End-of-Year Review? Here is a list: -Attendance logs (documenting 180 days of schooling) -Booklist -Papers -For each subject done at home that used a textbook: tests and other evidence of instruction. (Please average your grades.) -For classes taken at MSA or elsewhere: report card, letter from teacher, or transcript [...]

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The GOOF Rules

Posted on 08/27/12 in Ask Barb, Life Skills, Mt Sophia Ideas, No Comments

Mt Sophia has some GOOFY rules for making a great school year. Here’s the scoop:

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My child is interested in something that isn’t covered by a traditional curriculum, what do I do now?

Posted on 08/06/10 in Ask Barb, No Comments

It’s great when students start finding things that peak their interest, but it can be frustrating as well. There are several things you can do:

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Other than academic courses, what do I need to do to prepare my child for college?

Posted on 08/06/10 in Ask Barb, No Comments

Other than academic courses, what do I need to do to prepare my child for college?

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If I homeschool my children will they get into college?

Posted on 08/06/10 in Ask Barb, No Comments

I have found that many colleges love home schoolers because they are more independent learners and fit better into the college model of learning. That said you need to make sure they have the right course load for their potential major and college. Pick a few likely colleges (like University of Delaware, for example) and see what their general entrance requirements are.

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