Academic Benefits of Homeschooling High School

Even for many families who have been homeschooling since their kids were young, the prospect of homeschooling high school can seem daunting. It is a lot to be responsible for geometry, chemistry lab, SATs, preparation for college requirements, and...

Common Application Essay Strategies

Essays are a crucial step in the college admissions process for most students. Seniors completing the Common Application must choose from one of seven essay prompts. There are no good or bad essay prompts, but there are prompts that fit individual...

Highly Selective College Admissions for Homeschoolers

Is your homeschooler hoping to be admitted to a top-ranked school such as Yale, Columbia, Harvard, MIT, or Stanford? While there are homeschoolers and unschoolers who are successful in admissions to top colleges, including Ivy League colleges...

Colleges Are Recruiting Homeschoolers: Myth or Fact?

The idea that elite colleges are recruiting homeschoolers gets a lot of buzz . You may have read the claim that it is easier for homeschoolers to get into top colleges. The assertion is that Ivy League and other highly ranked colleges see homeschool...

Mail from Colleges

Has the deluge of college mail started arriving in your homeschooler’s mailbox or email inbox yet? Families are often a bit surprised by the intensity of marketing from colleges and confused about how to interpret colleges’ intentions...

Homeschool Success Services

Homeschool Success supports you as you homeschool through high school. We will help you navigate the college admissions process with as little stress and as much joy as possible.  We serve families in the United States. We provide customized...

Colleges for Unschoolers

College decisions are very personal. Teens, including unschoolers, need to balance a wide variety of concerns to find a school that is their best fit academically, socially, philosophically, geographically, and...

Ivy League Homeschool Admissions

Can homeschoolers get into Ivy League colleges? Yes, but as for all students, it is very competitive. Therefore, students who want to succeed in highly selective admissions should start early and carefully build their...

Calculating Homeschool Credits

Calculating high school credits is one of the responsibilities of homeschooling parents. Each homeschool needs to determine what counts as a high school credit and how it will be listed on the homeschool transcript...

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