I'm 17 years old and I'm homeschooled. I want to major in journalism to become a photographer at National Geographic.
That said, I don't know if there's even a college out there that would accept me. Both my parents are high school drop outs, my brother is a community college drop out. I'm living below the poverty line, and, like I said, I'm homeschooled, teaching myself since my mother couldn't. (Through Penn Foster, if that matters)
My grade at the moment is an 89, though I'm more than sure it'll come up after I take my next test. I took Algebra 1 my eight grade year, when still in public school, and then took Geometry my freshman year before leaving public school. In my online school now, it's all general, low-level classes.
I've been looking at colleges like Salem State University and Hawaii Pacific University.
But can anyone tell me whether there are any colleges that would take me, or whether I'm just being ridicolous for trying to do what nobody else in my family could? Does anyone know of a non-community college with low enough standards for me to get in?
Add: My composite ACT score was a 26: 32 in Reading, 28 in english, and I think an 18 in science and 16 in math, if that helps. I took it my freshman year, but plan to retake soon.