Getting High School Home Scholars Ready for College

Home schooling your child for college is another new learning experience for parents and kids.

Not only do you have to prepare for high school you need a long term vision and planning skills as you choose the right high school subjects for the university your child wants to attend. As well you have to be on top of all the paperwork for transcripts, testing and college applications as well as scholarship applications.

Luckily home schoolers are welcomed into many colleges making the days of difficult admissions a thing of the past.

Home schoolers have more credits

Getting High School Home Scholars Ready For CollegeSince home schoolers learn at their own pace they often earn more credits. Outsourcing and taking accredited college courses can save you thousands of dollars in university admissions. It can also make the transition from independent learning from home to learning with others easier.

Independent learners

Studies have shown that most home scholars are more organized and work more independently. Independent learning often means accelerated learning.

Home schoolers have been accepted into many universities

In the fall of 1999 Stanford University accepted 27% of home schooled applicants. This was double the acceptance of public and private school students.

Home schoolers are now in more than 900 universities.

Home schoolers are eligible for financial aid

Laws have changed. As long as students have completed their education in a home school setting they are often eligible for financial aid. Many colleges offer home school scholarships ranging from $1000 to $3000 a year.

College Entry transcripts for Home schoolers

Traditional students will have to submit the transcript from their high school. Although some universities wave transcripts for home schooled high schoolers, some documentation is required.

Sixty-eight percent of US universities will require parent-prepared transcripts. Some will look at portfolios, letters of recommendation or ACT or SAT test scores. Others will require essays and more documentation. Although home schooled applicants are allowed some flexibility, consistent and correct documentation is important.

Getting the correct information is important. The Home Scholar Total Transcript Solution by Lee Binz takes the confusion out of what to do and shares her proven system to get your high school home Scholars transcript, college application and college, funding right.

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