Homeschool Paths to College

See Also:

A-G Course Search List
College Prep, Admissions, and Support
High School Example Course Catalog here
Paths to College pdf
School Subjects List
UC A-G required course list here

A to Z Home’s Cool

Or click on these A to Z Home’s Cool topics
College Tests
Graduation From Homeschool
Homeschooling High School
Homeschool Portfolios

Best Homeschooling
Articles about, and Links to: information about high school years, colleges, getting into college, financial aid, CHSPE, GED, KLEP, and preparation for tests – as well as career information and opportunities other than college.

California Homeschool Network
Fequently Asked Questions for High School

College Board tips on Admission for Homeschoolers
Click on these topics also: Home-Schooled Students & the SAT®, Home-Schooled Students and PSAT/NMSQT®, Recommended Classes

College Confidential Discussion Board
Get information from others on many college topics, including homeschooling to college.

Colleges that admit Homeschoolers List by ‘Learn in Freedom’

Colleges that Change Lives
Colleges That Change Lives, Inc. (CTCL) is a non-profit organization which offers support through a student-centered college search process.   Get information on the book, colleges, locations of scheduled information programs in your area, and other resources for those seeking to personalize their education search.

Cool Colleges For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different
by Donald Asher
Find an innovative or unconventional college in this guide to 40 unique colleges.

Good Things to Know and Miscellaneous Tips list from College Planning for Dummies
Covers basic info for students about applying to college.

Home Education Magazine – May-June 1999 Helping Homeschoolers Go to College
Offers good points on selecting a college, even if it is an older article.
“Frequently Asked Questions About Unschooling  High School and College” answered by Alison McKee

Homeschool Guidance Counselor

Homeschool Review – Article on ‘Homeschoolers and College’

Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook
Preparing Your 12- to 18-Year-Old for a Smooth Transition
by Cafi Cohen
Has inspiring excerpts on how families did their high school and how they got into college. There are real examples of admission essays and it covers how to create your own transcripts.

Homeschooling High School: Planning Ahead for College Admission (New and Updated)
by Jeanne Gowen Dennis
Offers sample forms, lists, and info on transcripts, curriculum, and admissions, with both the positive and negative feedback from her survey of college admissions staff.

HSLDA Articles:
Homeschoolers in Ivy League Universities

Homeschooled Students Excel in College

Info on Ivy League Admission for Homeschoolers

Learn In Freedom’s List of Colleges that Admit Homeschoolers

Merit Consulting:
2392 North Rodeo Gulch Road  831-462-5655
Provides individualized home schooling program, one-on-one teaching in home, or adapted program using Merit Academy’s Curriculum. Home School Coaching is available across the nation online or face-to-face sessions for residents in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara, and San Francisco Counties in California.  All grades.

Pennsylvania Homeschoolers (PA Homeschoolers)
Offering online AP test preparation classes and classes to prepare students for the SAT exam essay, for homeschoolers all over the country.

Timeline for College Planning

With a Thiel grant, Dale Stephens has started a movement for ‘unschooling’ college, which can include ‘learning by doing’ or real-life learning, as well as other types of learning, along with de-emphasizing traditional classroom learning in colleges.

See a video with Dale speaking to CNN here

Read an article on CNN here

ZTC Zero Tuition College
“Free website that supports self-directed learners who are purposefully skipping college. We connect students with experienced mentors, with each other, and with inspiring assignments.”