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How is the college application for a homeschooler

Collegeegal5Collegeegal5 Registered User Posts: 18 Junior Member
How different is it applying to colleges as a homeschooler, I heard that it is harder the application process than a being a student from a psychical school , why ? Isn’t it the same process ?

Replies to: How is the college application for a homeschooler

  • PentaprismPentaprism Registered User Posts: 503 Member
    It's the same process, but appears to be harder because:

    - The parents have to issue the transcripts (vs just ordering them from traditional schools).
    - The parents have to write/fill out the evaluations/recommendations (vs requesting them from counselors/teachers).
    - Many of the application forms are tuned to applicants from traditional schools. It takes some thinking/innovation to figure out how to convey "non-traditional" information with a "traditional" form.
  • Aug2019Aug2019 Registered User Posts: 178 Junior Member
    Our S homeschooled in high school and attended a tutorial cooperative - which prepared transcripts for classes taken there. He also attended courses at our local community college during 11th and 12th grade and his transcript from there strengthened his application. Instructors from both "schools" provided his recommendations.
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