ACT Universal Testing
P.O. Box 414
Iowa City, IA 52243-0414.
Affordable Colleges Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in Virginia that offer online college programs.
American College Testing (ACT)
3131 S. Vaughn Way, Suite 218
Aurora, CO 80014; 1-303-337-3273.
An alternative educational program for the whole family that includes apprenticeship opportunities.
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3001
Bear’s Guide to Earning Degrees By Distance Learning 15th edition
Costedoat and Bear Book Sales
Benicia, CA 0451
$28.95 postage paid. Web site: www.degree.net.
Good resource for economics and history materials. E-mail: email@example.com.
P.O. Box 1014
Placerville, CA 95667-1014
530-621-1123; or 1-530-622-8586.
P.O. Box 820
Springville, CA 93265
Changing the Heart of a Rebel by Dr. S.M. Davis
Gives 12 key principles to follow to ” turn around a rebel.” Available as a booklet, or on audio or video cassette.
Park Meadows Baptist Church
800 Memorial Park Road
Lincoln, IL 62656
The Christian College Handbook
1418 Lake St.
Evanston, IL 60201.
College credit through testing. Send for free booklet
P.O. Box 660
Princeton, NJ 08541-6601.
College Admissions: A Guide for Homeschoolers by Judy Gelner.
P.O. Box 85
Sedalia, CO 80135
$7.95 + $3.95 postage and handling.
The College Board
Extra books and helpful ideas for taking college board tests. Forms for taking the tests can be picked up at your local high school counseling office for no charge.
45 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10023-6992.
College Degrees by Mail & Internet by John Bear
One hundred good schools that offer bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, and law degrees by home study. $12.95 + $2.50 shipping.
Ten Speed Press
Berkeley, CA 94707
Constitutional Law for Christian Students by Mike Farris
Registration is through Escondido Tutorial Services. This is an on-line, 24-week course.
Continuing Education Departments
A great resource at many universities. Often the cost is less for these programs, and there are fewer residency or attendance requirements. (There may be age limitations.)
Critical thinking activities in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Methods (K-Adult).
P.O. Box 448
Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448
Sells a complete tape seminar on apprenticeship. Its covers such areas as: how to determine if college or apprenticeship is best; how to select curriculum to maximize preparation; how to keep records that will open doors of opportunity; how to assess interests, talents, and options; how to write a resume that will earn a hearing; and how to be the best mentor a young person could ever have. The entire course costs only $69.99, and includes six dynamic training sessions, a 137-page syllabus, evaluation and journal worksheets, and an extensive bibliography. 9321 Brookville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46239; 317-222-169.
Guide to Earning College Credit
Home School Plus
Classes, activities, and resources for homeschooling families. 925 Ingleside Road, Norfolk; 1-757-466-3477.
High school correspondence school. P.O. Box 4437, Silver Spring, MD 20914-4437; 1-301-680-6570.
Institute for Creation Research (I.C.R.)
Has a list of colleges that teach from the creationist point of view. 10946 Woodside Ave. N., Santee, CA 92071.
Excellent packet of college information for $22.50.P.O. Box 3000, Purcellville, Virginia 20134. For further information, call 540-338-7600.
Tests the Biblical world view of your teen. (Politics, Economics, Education, Religion, and Social Issues) 1-800-948-3101.
Only offered once a year at high schools, usually in October. Registration is in September. This test allows students and parents to see if other entrance exams are necessary or advisable.
Offer two-week leadership training course, teaching students to recognize the different world views they will encounter in college, literature, and the world in general. They are also taught to understand and defend a Biblical world view. A special training session for homeschooled teens is offered in early and late summer.P.O. Box 207, Manitou Springs, CO 80829; 1-719-685-9103.
This software helps parents turn all the work they do with their teens—not just the academic pursuits—into appropriate course titles, credits, grades, GPAs, etc. Available from HomeschooTranscripts.com.
Offers homeschool tutoring. Has a full range of classes for both middle- and high-school students Seeks to provide “academic excellence under the Lordship of Christ.” 600 Forest Avenue, Richmond, VA 23229.