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Jeannette Webb

Jeannette Webb


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jeannette Webb has worked with high school students for over 25 years, helping them develop public speaking, leadership, and interview skills, as well as prepare effective scholarship applications. She spent a decade with the OSU Cooperative Extension Service as 4-H and Youth Development Specialist and Resource Management Specialist before she became a home educator in 1993. A former OCHEC Trustee, she has also been a support group leader and conference speaker. In 2005, Jeannette received a Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher Award. Jeannette teaches "Homeschooling Through High School" seminars and is a college coach dedicated to helping homeschool students matriculate to America's top colleges, including her own two homeschool graduates, who are now attending top colleges. She can be reached through aiminghigherconsultants.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Jeannette Webb

SAT Prep for First Grade? We start homeschool with kindergarten. When do we start SAT prep?

Essays That Bring Home the Bacon College application and exam essays that bring home the bacon.

The Critical Junior Year Planning the eventful junior year of high school.

The Gift of a Mentor How the right mentors can bless your children.

How I Trained My Children to Be Leaders Jeannette lets us in on some of the secrets that have led to her children's amazing success.

Parents as Mentors What a parent needs to do to become an effective mentor for her children.

The Freshman Year of High School: Keep It Real How to have a successful freshman year of high school.

The Sophomore Year of High School: Emerging Butterflies What should our goals be for the sophomore year of high school?

Raising Gifted Children Right Seven top tips help parents avoid major mistakes with their gifted kids.

PSAT/SAT/ACT and National Merit Should you take the PSAT, the SAT, or the ACT? How do you prepare, and why should you care about these National Merit tests?

Senior Year: The Final Lap The last year of homeschool, graduation and on to college

How to Pick a College Match your talents and personality with the perfect college

Building a College Résumé With a few organizing techniques and documentation procedures, it becomes much less fraught making a college resume for your homeschool student.

The College Application You cannot fail in your college application if you follow these important steps.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

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