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Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook: Preparing 12-To 18-Year-Olds for Success in the College of Their Choice (Prima's Home Learning Library)

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About the Author

Cafi Cohen is a popular speaker and a columnist for Home Education Magazine, Homeschooling Today, and The LINK, a homeschool newspaper. She and her husband homeschooled two children, with their daughter going on to college and their son to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Cafi lives in Arroyo Grande, California, with her family.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgments

I: Homeschoolers and College

1. College Admissions and Homeschooling

2. College or Not?

3. High School at Home

4. Shopping for Colleges

II: Paper Trails

5. Administrivia: Documentation Choices

6. What Counts?: Creating Credit and Granting a Diploma

7.Compiling a Portfolio

8. Writing a Transcript

9. Dazzling Application Essays

10. Outside Evaluations: Recommendation Letters, College Admissions Tests, and College Classes

III: The Admissions Process

11. Up Close and Personal: Campus Visits and Interviews

12. Finding Money

13. Timelines: Putting It All Together

14. "How Do They Do?"—College Experiences of Homeschoolers

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761527541
Author:
Cohen, Cafi
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Location:
Roseville, Calif.
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Home Schooling
Subject:
College Guides
Subject:
Universities and colleges
Subject:
College choice
Subject:
Universities and colleges -- United States.
Subject:
Home schooling -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Home Schooling
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prima's Home Learning Library
Series Volume:
no. 57
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.17x7.43x.75 in. 1.21 lbs.

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