Do any schools require SAT essay?
The SAT Essay used to be required at many top colleges, but it has become optional at many schools. Now, among elite schools, only the University of California schools require the Essay. Other selective colleges like Duke University, Amherst College, and Colby College recommend the Essay, but it’s not required.
Does Yale accept homeschoolers?
Elite-level colleges like Harvard, Yale, MIT, Duke, and Stanford want homeschoolers—and are doing everything they can to actively recruit students who have been homeschooled. They recognize that homeschooled students are often better prepared for college than their non-homeschooled peers.
Can homeschoolers get into MIT?
Parents and educators: For home educators. MIT has a long history of admitting homeschooled students, and these students are successful and vibrant members of our community. Homeschooled applicants make up less than 1% of our applicant pool (and less than 1% of our student body), but these numbers are growing.
Are Homeschoolers smarter than public schoolers?
Canadian Study Finds That Homeschooled Kids Are Smarter Than Public School Students. While the public school kids tested at or above grade level, the students from a structured homeschool tested well above par. Structured homeschooling involves textbooks, trained teachers and formal assessment.
Do colleges want homeschoolers?
Fortunately, college admissions is handled very similarly for homeschoolers as it is for traditionally schooled students. In fact, many admissions offices actively seek out homeschoolers. Admissions officers evaluate each student within the context of his/her own background and the opportunities they’ve had.