ADMISSION

Home-Schooled and Alternative Education Students

Students who have received homeschooling or alternative education must submit The Common Application with supporting documents in addition to the following items:

1. Official transcripts from any high schools or postsecondary institutions attended;

2. An academic portfolio that includes:

  • A transcript of courses taken, either self-designed (including reading lists and syllabi), or a formal document from a correspondence school or agency;
  • Evaluations or grades received for each subject;
  • A short research paper, preferably completed within the last year (including evaluator’s comments);

3. An additional essay on the reasons for choosing homeschooling; and

4. An interview (on campus or Skype) with a member of the admissions staff.

Please note that the supporting documents noted above are in addition to those items required of all applicants.