10 Ways College Admissions Have Changed

As your teens enter the college admissions process are you wondering what to expect? College admissions have changed dramatically in the last 25 years. It is important to understand our kids are playing on a different playing field with a new set of...

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 that...

9th Grade Homeschool Planning

Beginning homeschool high school with a strong plan for academics, extracurriculars, and testing will help keep your student’s options open for college.  If you have a middle schooler or a student starting 9th grade, here are some things to consider...

Ivy League Homeschool Admissions

Can homeschoolers get into Ivy League colleges? Yes, but as for all students it is very competitive. Students who want to be successful in highly selective admissions are advised to start early and carefully build their academic profile during the...

Is This College a Good Social Fit?

Research finds that social fit is the most important factor in whether or not students will graduate from the college they enroll in. Even if the academics are a good match, students who don’t have friends and don’t feel socially happy tend not to...

Colleges Every Homeschooler Should Know

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between a college and a university? Do you know what a proprietary school is? Prepare yourself for college admissions by learning the vocabulary commonly used to describe different types of colleges...

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.  Through email, phone, and videoconferencing we serve families in...

College Admissions Etiquette

While the college admissions process may be overly complicated and frustrating at times, it can also provide an excellent opportunity for teens to develop social skills that will serve them in college and the workplace...

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