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The inclusion of the following entries does not constitute an endorsement by Oklahoma Christian Home Educators' Consociation of the program, organization, or tutor.  It is the parents' responsibility to investigate those who will be involved in their children's education. We encourage parents to thoroughly research a potential program by asking for references and talking to others who have used these organizations or programs.
 



College Entrance Tests

PSAT

You must sign up for the test at your high school or one in your community. The test is administered by high schools, not through test centers. If you want to take the PSAT/NMSQT, contact your local high school counselor or principal to find out about registering for the test, paying test fees, and learning the correct date, time, and location of the test. Also contact your guidance office for a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare. Homeschool Code for the PSAT - 993 799

Note: The fee for the 2006 PSAT/NMSQT is $12.00. Schools sometimes charge an additional fee to cover administrative costs. The College Board makes fee waivers available to schools for juniors from low-income families who can't afford the test fee. See your counselor for more information about fee waivers.
Registration is not available online. Register through your local high school.

Visit www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about/bulletin.html for additional information and sample questions.


ACT

The ACT Assessment student registration packet is available from your local high school counselor. You may also register online at www.act.org, or write P.O. Box 414, Iowa City, IA 52243-0414, or call (319) 337-1270. The site also provides educational and career planning information. Homeschool Code for the ACT is - 969 999

Visit www.actstudent.org/regist/index.html for more information, deadlines, fees, test sites, and online registration.

SAT
 
The SAT registration bulletin is available from your local high school counselor. You may also register online at www.collegeboard.com, or write P.O. Box 6200, Princeton, NJ 08541, or call (800)728-7267.
SAT II Subject Tests
 
These tests assume a high school level knowledge base. They are one-hour, multiple-choice tests in specific subjects. As a homeschooler, you should consider taking one or more subject tests to demonstrate your academic strengths to colleges. Some colleges require homeschoolers to take one or more subject tests for admission or placement. These are available on the same day as the SAT, with the exception of March 10 which is Sat I only.

Check the web page for deadlines, fees, test sites, and online registration.
 

Helpful Resources

Services

Homeschooling Thru High School – HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association) has developed a comprehensive website providing resources, information, personal advice and encouragement for the high school years.

The high school section of the website is available to the public, as well as their blog site where weekly tips, thoughts, and resources are shared: www.hslda.org/highschool/blog.asp

A free monthly high school email newsletter is also available. Subscribe and view past issues: www.hslda.org/highschool/newsletter.asp

High school brochures are available online at www.hslda.org/highschool/before.asp   

Note: support group leaders may request bulk copies at info@hslda.org

Available brochures include:

Developing a Plan for High School - Sample for yearly plans and recordkeeping for high school

Navigating the College Admissions Process

HSLDA members only: Ask questions and get personal advice, suggestions, and recommendations from  HSLDA's high school coordinators, Becky Cooke and Diane Kummer, by email or phone. 

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education has updated brochures now available online at www.okhighered.org/student-center/publications/. These brochures are designed to inform students of the courses they must take in high school to be admitted to an Oklahoma state college or university. They also detail admission standards, placement scores, financial aid information, and a map of Oklahoma public colleges and universities with institution phone numbers and web site addresses.

 Free ACT/SAT Online Prep Test: number2.com


Suggested Books

OCHEC Homeschool Handbook has an improved high school section

High School Handbook: Junior and Senior High School at Home By Mary Schofield

Senior High: A Home-Designed Form-U-La By Barbara Shelton

College Admissions: A Guide for Homeschoolers
By Judy Geiner
Moore Foundation
P.O. Box 1, Camas. WA 98607

And What About Colleges? How Homeschooling Leads to Admissions to the Best Colleges and Universities, Second Edition by Cafi Cohen

Homeschooling: The Teen Years by Cafi Cohen

Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen  

Transcripts

See updated OCHEC Homeschool Handbook

See HSLDA Homeschooling Thru High School website (listed above)

Click on homeschool forms at www.donnayoung.org

Click on Older kids/Teens or do a search for transcripts at www.gomilpitas.com/homeschooling/index.htm

 

Online Classes

See updated OCHEC Homeschool Handbook

 Advanced Placement Classes
Pennsylvania Homeschoolers
www.pahomeschoolers.com/

 

Activities

State Capitol Page

Contact your state representative or senator's office to ask about being a page. Call the state switchboard at (405)521-2011 or check www.state.ok.us/osfdocs/leghp.html  for your legislator's address, phone number, and e-mail address.

OKHSTeens Group in OKC Metro and Surrounding Areas

Metro OKC Homeschool Teens
Metropolitan Oklahoma City Homeschooled teens and their families meet for social activities and to perform service projects. The chief focus is to co-ordinate wholesome activities exclusively for conservative homeschooled teens. Metro_OKC_Homeschool_Teens-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
 
See other Resource pages.

 

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