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The Homeschool Diner's Guide to
Homeschooling Basics

Will Homeschooled Students
Know How to Survive in the Real World?
...of Course They Will!

by Julie Shepherd Knapp, copyright 2006

Homeschool success stories and some comforting statistics...

General Homeschool Research Facts -- several fact sheets from the National Home Education
Research Institute (NHERI)

What about College?

A Study of Admission Officers' Perceptions of and Attitudes Toward Homeschool Students
from the Journal of College Admission

Homeschooled Students Excel In College by Christopher J. Klicka,
nice statistics on ACT and SAT scores, scholarships, college athletics

Colleges That Admit Homeschoolers -- this is a running tabulation by a homeschool dad on his
most excellent website,
Learn in Freedom.  Not an all-inclusive list, but it certainly shows that there
are a multitude of selective colleges to choose from :-)

Home-Schooled Students Rise in Supply and Demand by By Paula Wasley -- what do colleges
think of homeschoolers these days?

First Year College Performance: A Study of Home School Graduates and Traditional School
Graduates from the Journal of College Admission

Homeschoolers Maintain Academic Success from the HSLDA

Looking Back After A Year of College at the Beginning of My Homeschooling Years by
Shannon Lee Clair (09), Princeton University

What About Adult Life?

Home Educated and Now Adults  a book from the NHERI , takes a look at "...the lives of over 7,000
adults from across the United States who were home educated during their elementary and secondary
school years...",  many of the results are cited/summarized on the website.

Homeschool Success Stories  compiled by the Home School legal Defense Association (HSLDA)

Preparing for Life (in the real world)
resources to help parents prepare their older students

For detailed information on Homeschooling for "The Real World" checkout  Homeschooling
for High School and beyond!