There is only ONE secret ingredient to giving credibility to a homeschool transcript. If you don’t know it, author Jean Burk will share the answer in this incredible lecture. Discover the insider criteria that Harvard uses to judge applicants and why summer break needs to be more than just a vacation. Learn the differences between AP, Dual Enrollment, and CLEP courses and the pros and cons of adding them to your schedule. Find out about the 3-Tier credit plan, so you can correctly build a portfolio that will impress any admissions counselor. If your kids are planning to go to college, you cannot afford to miss this engagement.
Jean Burk is the author of College Prep Genius and has published numerous articles about the SAT and PSAT, college prep, and “How to Get Free College.” She has been featured as an SAT expert on Fox, CBS, NBC, TXA21, and The Homeschool Channel. She home schooled both her children, and they each received incredible scholarships because of their PSAT and SAT scores. Some of the benefits her children received included full tuition, room and board, unlimited laundry and lunchroom passes, free grad school, study abroad stipends, etc.
She currently travels and speaks about the importance of college preparation at conventions, book fairs, schools, and libraries. She has taught her “Master the SAT” prep class all over the United States and China. Her company also has a book series, VocabCafé, which will help teenagers and younger children increase their knowledge of SAT-level vocabulary words through fun and wholesome books. Her teaching is now on DVD, and her long awaited High School Prep Genius was recently published.
Jean has been married to Jim Burk for 29 years. Their daughter recently finished grad school, and their son will be starting law school in the fall of 2013.