Saturday, Oct 10, 9:30 am to 1:45 pm

HEART Academy Presents Its Annual College Planning Workshop

Fully online – Held via Zoom

Speaker: Denise Boiko

For homeschooling moms, dads, & teens investigating the path from homeschool to college

$35 per family if registered by October 7, 11:59 PM.
Additional $10 for registration after October 7.
No registrations after 11:59 PM, October 9.
This very popular program will be PACKED with practical information,
useful handouts, and time for specific questions.

We will cover the following topics:

  1. Intro
    What do I do in each phase of high school?
  2. Application Types and Components
    • What should students and families avoid during the college application process?
    • What elements of the process are different for homeschoolers?
    • How does a homeschoolers fill out the Common Application®?
      What does the UC system require of homeschoolers?
  1. Testing
    How do we navigate the SAT®, ACT®, AP®, and PSAT/NMSQT® alphabet soup–especially in a rapidly changing landscape? What are the options for test prep?
  2. Recommendations
    Whom should students ask?
  3. Application Essay
    How can applicants write a meaningful, compelling essay?
  4. Financial Aid
    Who what, where, and how to apply?
  5. Question and Answer Time


You will receive an electronic packet of handouts on the above topics—and more! These, along with the Zoom link, will be provided by email the evening before the event.
For workshop attendees, Denise Boiko’s book Homeschooled & Headed for College: Your Road Map for a Successful Journey will be available at a discounted price of $24 including tax (normally $26.95 plus tax) with free shipping. If interested, please inquire about how to obtain your discount when you register for the workshop. Information about the book can be found at Denise’s website:

RSVP to Denise Boiko

Please include number attending the Zoom call from your family, your phone number, and the current grade levels of your students. Be sure to provide your best email address to receive handouts and the Zoom invitation.
When registering, please submit your nonrefundable registration fee of $35 by mailing Denise a check (request mailing address when you RSVP by email) OR by submitting the fee via PayPal to

If registering after October 7 please submit $45 per family.

Questions: Denise Boiko

Hope to see you there!

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