Category Archives: college

The AP/IB Lie

Our oldest daughter just graduated from high school and completed the IB (International Baccalaureate) degree.  One of the ‘big sells’ of the program is that she could begin college with sophomore status.  Entering college with credit already earned is one … Continue reading

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End of Year and Looking Ahead

It’s the last day of school for my two youngest.  My son is now spending his last day at the middle school.  Hearing that hit him a little bit, in the “whoa” type of way.  My middle child is working … Continue reading

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A Sigh of Relief

DD1 applied for a fifth state university over this past Christmas break.  The incentive was due to information gained that they give out generous scholarships for the right GPA and SAT score combination.  Last week we received the offer letter.  … Continue reading

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Developing Plan

While talking with DD1 yesterday, a story came up that I had written about 21 years ago.  DD1 asked what it was about, DH told her and she decided she wants to illustrate it.  I pulled it out (boy is … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up

I finally finished the formal dress for DD1!  I finished it Friday night for the Saturday night party.  Close is still done, and she loved it.  There’s still a bunch of glitter all over the house to get cleaned.  There … Continue reading

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Elections Have Consequences

I just commented on a blog post about the election results, and honestly I doubt that it will be approved.  Why won’t it?  Because I didn’t sympathize with the dismayed students who were crying “Not My President!”. What I suggested … Continue reading

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Triumphs and Trials

My oldest has now been accepted to all four universities to which she applied. Our daughter has worked hard, gotten the grades and the SAT score to compete for hefty scholarships and a place in the honors college at three … Continue reading

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