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How Do Homeschoolers Do Honors Classes?

Hi everyone! I'm a homeschooled student and I'm looking into college admissions requirements. I noticed a lot of colleges look for honors classes on your transcript. How do homeschoolers take honors classes or demonstrate a similar level of rigor? Any homeschoolers out there who've applied to college with success stories or tips?

7 months ago

Hi there! Homeschooling offers a lot of flexibility in how you design your curriculum, so you can definitely showcase rigor on your transcript. Instead of traditional honors classes, you can enrich the courses you're taking by going deeper into the material, perhaps using college-level textbooks or additional resources. When you're documenting your coursework, be sure to note the advanced materials and projects that correspond with an 'honors' level. Admissions officers will look at the depth and challenge of your coursework, so providing syllabi or detailed course descriptions can really help. Also, consider taking a few community college courses or online courses offered by universities to demonstrate academic rigor. I've seen some homeschooled students do really well with this approach!

7 months ago

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