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Gearing up for College

Gearing Up for College

Getting ready for college? You’ll find yourself making a lot of important decisions in the days and weeks to come. Scary, isn’t it? But the good news is that with thorough preparation, it doesn’t have to be! To help you and your parents during this exciting time, we’ve put together some information for you to use as a guide while you make a few of these decisions. In “Choosing a College Major 101” you’ll see what you can do to narrow the field of college majors you’re considering and hone in on the one that’s right for you. And if you’re intimidated by the financial side of college, the three-part series “Taking Responsibility for Your College Finances” has helpful info and tips to get you off to a great start. Big decisions are rarely simple and easy, but with a little input and a lot of prayer they become just another part of your adventure!

Navigating the “Major” Options

Trying to decide on just one college major? It can be hard, but we have some advice that can help you make a good decision. Check out Choosing a College Major 101.

Taking Responsibility for Your College Finances

Part I—Your Resources—Taking responsibility for your college finances begins with you taking stock of what you already have, tangible and intangible. What you find may surprise you!

Part II—Your Costs—Many additional college expenses can wreak havoc with your finances unless you’re prepared. Familiarizing yourself with the various costs before incurring them will help you plan more effectively.

Part III—Your Financial Options—Knowing what options are available for college funding will help you find the best fit for your unique situation.


In conjunction with the College resource articles we're offering, we hope these transcripts will give parents and students who are not a part of AHE a launch point for their own homeschool transcripts.

- Sample High School Transcript 1
- Sample High School Transcript 2

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