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Month: February 2013

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Can you answer the following  questions?  If so, you are well on your way to taking the U. S. History CLEP! What did Eli Whitney invent? Why was the Battle of Saratoga important? What did William Garrison call for? What is Manifest Destiny? Answers: Cotton Gin It convinced France to side with American in the American Revolution Total emancipation, No compensation The belief that the United States had the natural right to own the entire continent.   (I had a…

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Captain's Log 2.25.13

Captain's Log 2.25.13

Hello everyone and greetings!  I usually try to do 2 Captain’s Logs a month, but sometimes I only get to do 1.  🙂 Overall This month has been pretty good.  (Other than being sick for awhile)  My family and I are putting up a fence for the 30 chickens I just bought, I am prepping for the Film Festival and the Wheat Order, movie making is starting up slowly, and I have been trying to catch up on reading and…

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February Focus: College Mathematics CLEP ~ Apologies, Real Numbers, and Functions

February Focus: College Mathematics CLEP ~ Apologies, Real Numbers, and Functions

Apologies First the apologies.  I am sorry for not being faithful recently with blogging and explaining the College Mathematics CLEP exam, but life here is crazy busy.  As only life in a family of 10 can be.  I have been busy promoting my Film Festival at several local homeschool groups, and I got to speak to my brother’s Scout troop.  I learned so much about preparation, deadlines, and speaking!  So, I was working on that and going to bed late. …

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Febuary Focus: College Mathematics CLEP ~ Sets and Logic

Febuary Focus: College Mathematics CLEP ~ Sets and Logic

Sets and Logic are really two different parts of the College Mathematics CLEP … but they are small parts and I missed Tuesday because I was gone all day, so I’m going to combine them. And stop writing run-on sentences!  🙂 union intersection subsets, disjoint sets, and equivalent sets Venn diagrams Cartesian product truth tables conjunctions, disjunction, implications, and negations conditional statements conditions converse, inverse, reverse 🙂 hypotheses, conclusions, and counter examples Wow!  Isn’t that a lot of information? This…

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February Interview: Bethany Strang

February Interview: Bethany Strang

Meet my good friend, who I have never met, Miss Bethany Strang!  Bethany has a great personality and love of music and people that I really enjoy!  Please read her story and feel free to ask questions in the comment section… 🙂 My name is Bethany Strang and I am 19 years old.  I live in the beautiful state of Oregon on a small farm with my family of nine.  Music is a huge part of my life and I…

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Captain's Log 02.11.13

Captain's Log 02.11.13

Hello everyone, and welcome to the February 13th Captain’s Log!  Life is really busy right now, and school can kind of be on the back burner right now, but I’m still working! U. S. History 1 CLEP I am using my mom’s highschool textbook for study prep – along with the REA book.  Both are really helpful.  I feel really good about this test,  I need some review on court cases and treaties, I think I can get this done….

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College Mathematics CLEP ~ February Focus

College Mathematics CLEP ~ February Focus

Hello, and welcome to the beginning of our February series!  This month we will be focusing on the College Mathematics CLEP.  The young lady I interviewed for this month is Miss Bethany Strang and  chose her for two reasons.  1) She is just beginning her CLEP journey and 2) the only test she has taken is College Mathematics. To get us started, here are some fast facts about the College Mathematics CLEP: This CLEP is one of the general 5…

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January Updates and February Goals

January Updates and February Goals

Wow!  We are already past the first month of the new year!  Isn’t that amazing?  Time passes so quickly.  Remember to schedule time every day to spend time with the Lord and just slow down for awhile. January Updates To interview a very good friend of mine about her CLEP experience: Read my interview with Anna Christensen here! To share helpful and informative information on taking the College Composition CLEP exam: Read all of my College Comp posts here! Take…

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