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How do colleges view homeschooling in the admissions process?

Hello! I'm a homeschooled high school junior, and I'm wondering how colleges view homeschooling in the admissions process. Will being homeschooled hurt my chances of getting accepted, or will it make me stand out? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

11 months ago

Hello! As a parent of a college student who was homeschooled, I can share some insights on this topic. Colleges recognize that homeschoolers come from a diverse range of educational backgrounds and experiences. Generally, they are open to considering homeschooled applicants just as they would any other applicant. In fact, homeschoolers can sometimes stand out due to their unique educational experiences and the opportunity to showcase self-directed learning. To help your application stand out, focus on building a strong academic profile, including standardized test scores, a well-rounded transcript, and extracurricular activities that demonstrate your passions and interests. Additionally, consider taking college-level courses, like dual enrollment or AP classes, to show colleges that you can handle a rigorous academic workload. Be prepared to provide detailed documentation of your homeschool curriculum and any evaluations or assessments you've completed. Best of luck in your college admissions journey!

11 months ago

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