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    Published on 07-24-2016 01:22 PM
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    This article first appeared at LetsHomeschoolHighschool.com and is reprinted here with permission for High School Homeschool Month.

    Is that even possible? With the insatiable rising costs of higher education, the idea of college for many graduates is becoming a distant dream. Who wants to graduate with a pile of school loan debt that will take half a lifetime to pay off? What if there were ways to get through college and be debt free? Well, there’s good news! There ARE ways, and they aren’t as difficult as you may think!

    1. While in high school, take as many dual-credit courses as you can. Make sure that those courses will be recognized by the college you plan to attend in the future.
    2. Do test prep, and take the SAT or ACT as many times as you need to in order to attain your state scholarship level. You see, each time you take the ACT or SAT you get a little more relaxed and you test at your true levels. For example, in our home state of Georgia you need to graduate from an eligible high school with a 3.0 GPA OR obtain an 80th percentile on the SAT or ACT. In most cases, if the student attends a state college, the scholarship will cover 80% of the cost. Of course, if your student gets a higher score on the SAT or ACT, there are other state scholarships that will
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    Have you noticed? Colleges, universities, and local community colleges are making a swift transition toward online learning. Almost every day, there is some new announcement from an institution of higher learning about how they are now offering “this program” or “that course” completely online. Are Lectures Obsolete? University of Adelaide vice-chancellor Warren Bebbington recently declared them to be. He said that the university recognized that if courses were available online, it was likely that students would choose that delivery method over lectures. In fact, he stated that the university might be phasing out lectures altogether! What’s Next, Then? If lectures become obsolete, and more and more information is delivered online, it stands to reason that the universities and colleges of the world will soon no longer have a “monopoly” on higher ed.
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