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RESOURCES

Links to help with students experiencing a learning difficulty

nichd.nih.gov

ldaamerica.org

ldaamerica.org/eligibility

asha.org

homeschoolingwithdyslexia.com

specialneeds.com

www.kidsinthehouse.com/special-needs 

understood.org

https://www.ncld.org

Cerebral Palsy Guide - Your Guide to Cerebral Palsy

 

 

Accredited homeschool diploma option

The Homeschool Academy can help you with accreditation (even on pre-chosen curriculum).  Click >>> here 

 

 

Career research tools

Bureau of Labor Statistics website >>> here <<<

U.S. Department of Labor >>> here <<<

 

 

Requirements for college sports programs

NCAA

 

 

Research requirements for the military

Military requirements

 

 

Preparing for College Entrance Exams (test prep courses)

Entrance exam preparation books are available at local libraries, bookstores, or online stores.

HSLDA 

Huntington Learning Center

Magoosh

Peterson's test prep

Test Takers – Building Elite College Applicants

 

High school testing related to post-secondary plans and college admission

PreACT, ACT, ACT Tessera

national homeschool code (969999)

ACT Aspire

(855) 730-0400

 

SAT, PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10, PSAT/NMSQT

national homeschool code (970000)

Preparing for the SAT

CLT8, CLT10

https://www.cltexam.com

 

 

Accuplacer placement test

Commonly used by community colleges and technical schools

Contact or visit prospective college advising and counseling office.

 

 

Accuplacer test preparation

mometrix.com

accuplacerpracticetest.com

accuplacer.collegeboard.org

Accuplacer practice app for your tablet or smartphone

 

 

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB)

Click >>> here <<< for information

Practice and advice for the ASVAB test

 

Advanced Placement Courses

Find out more about what these courses are and the advantages of taking them >>> here.

Advanced Placement tests 

Click >>> here <<< for more information and to sign up for the tests.

(888) 225-5427

email:apstudents@info.collegeboard.org

Credit by exam programs

DSST

(877) 471-9860

CLEP

 

Military personnel and spouses

verify eligibility and review funding for DSST or CLEP exams provided by DANTES

More information >>> here <<<

 

Veterans eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill

research benefit eligibility for DSST and/or CLEP test funding

More information >>> here <<<

 

Diploma alternatives

GED  or 877-392-6433

HiSET or 855-694-4738

 

College search websites

college-insight.org uses tables for comparisons

nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator provides opportunity to search by area

 

 

College comparison websites

(Some of these sites also have scholarship information!)

cappex.com compares schools, calculates admissions chances, and financial aid

chegg.com helps keep a running list of schools for which your teen is interested

niche.com gives you insight on statistics related to student life and progress

collegeconfidential.com allows you to enter preferences and rate your preferences

unigo.com see reviews and ratings on various academic areas, safety, and campus life

College Hunch app for your tablet or smart phone. 

 

Alternative college path

Pearson

 

Federal TRIO program

Click >>> here <<< for more information and eligibility for disadvantaged students

 

Scholarship opportunities, grants, and loans

Government student loans and grants

 

 

Scholarships

Athletic scholarship

collegeboard.org

fastweb.com

globalscholarship.com

nationalmerit.org

scholarships.com

ScholarshipOwl

Scholly app

Scholarships.com app

Further guidance on scholarships

 

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships

Air Force ROTC

Army ROTC

Navy ROTC

Marine ROTC

 

Veterans Service Organization Scholarships

American Legion

AMVETS

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Veterans of Foreign Wars

U.S. Department of Education Grants

 

Financial aid and student loan options

Financial aid availability for Homeschool Students (explained)

Federal Student Aid eligibility requirements 

Federal student loans

Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA): application

MyStudentAid app

 

Financial literacy for students

Annuity.org

Investing advice for college students

Support

HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association)

Heritage Defense

 

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

 

Other Miscellaneous Homeschool Related Links

(In alphabetical order)

Teaching Kids about Money Management

 

This listing of resources, links, and organizations are for information / research purposes only and does not imply endorsement by Inspirational Homeschooling.  

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