From homeschool to higher ed
According to this article Virginia colleges and universities seem to be more open to homeschoolers than in the past.
When a home-schooled student’s admissions application comes to Whitney Schoonover’s desk at George Mason University, she treats it like any other application, she said.
As an admissions counselor at the school, Schoonover evaluates the classes students took during high school and their Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores.
“We have tons of different types of students, and we try to treat them the same,” Schoonover said.
The process for admitting home-schoolers is similar at Georgetown, according to Leah Thomas, the assistant director of admissions at the school. Read more…