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Subject: Do you subscribe to Link magazine?
Date Posted: 10/22/2008 10:38 PM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2007
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Just wondering what you thought of it.  http://www.homeschoolnewslink.com/homeschool/digital_magazines/index.shtml

Date Posted: 10/25/2008 9:42 AM ET
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I haven't seen this one before, but their archives have a good article about doing high school transcripts:


Date Posted: 10/27/2008 1:07 AM ET
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It has ALOT of advertising and many of the articles are written by the companies for their own products which I don't like.

However, since it's free I guess this is how it gets paid for so I take these articles with a grain of salt or 2...

I have read some great articles about Charlotte Mason by Catherine Levison and a few others that I can't recall the author of.

When I first signed up I got print copies but then they went to on-line only I think (at least I only got them on-line). When they went on-line I found I got a fair amount of spam from them for products  which annoyed me.

So if you like free resources and don't mind spam and advertising then it's a good deal ;)

Date Posted: 10/27/2008 1:24 AM ET
Member Since: 9/22/2007
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It usually has one or two great artcicles each time.  David Alpert and John Taylor Gatto often contribute and they are usually worth reading. They arrive very irregularly -- there doen't seem to be a consistent publishing schedule.  But since it is free I don't worry about it too much, but read it when it comes and pass it on to friends.

Date Posted: 10/27/2008 4:32 PM ET
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FREE?? How do you guys get it free?  It says it's $30 for the print subscription and $10 for the online version.


Date Posted: 10/28/2008 5:27 PM ET
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It used to come to my house free, although I haven't received any lately.

Date Posted: 12/10/2008 1:16 PM ET
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Wow, I got a sample copy yesterday from a HS friend (on the board of one local HS association).  It is HUGE!  It's not quite as visually distracting as The Old Schoolhouse, but has a lot of the same (and more!) advertisers. 

I'd still like to find out how it's free...do you have to be a HS support group leader?

Date Posted: 12/10/2008 5:30 PM ET
Member Since: 3/20/2007
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Ooops, I started a new thread for this.  I thought this one was lost inside the The Old Schoolhouse thread.  See the new link: