Homeschooling and Alternative Education Requirements
Students whose secondary education and curriculum has been primarily at home and/or does not follow the curriculum established by an accredited school district must submit the Common Application with supporting documents in addition to the following items:
- Transcript and evaluation of grades
- Curriculum description
- Include syllabi for any self-designed courses
- Graded research paper with evaluator's comments
- Homeschool essay
- An explanation of the choice to pursue homeschooling provided by either the student or parent
- An interview
Please note that the required two letters of recommendation should be from individuals other than the applicant's parents.
Any student in a full-time online curriculum is required to interview.
Early Admission Requirements
Each year, a few outstanding students enter Bryn Mawr after their junior year of high school. Students interested in applying for early admission should plan to complete a senior English course before matriculation. An interview is also required for these applicants.