Homeschooling and Higher Education - Page 2

By Patricia Wood

And What About College? How Homeschooling Leads to Admissions to the Best Colleges and Universities (Chapter One)

College Admissions Policies. Good News: Homeschooler-friendly Colleges

The National Center for Home Education: Rating Colleges & Universities by their Home School Admission Policies

Patrick Henry College, the First Postsecondary Institution for Homeschooled Students


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