Home School Myths
We tackle the top 5 myths about home schooling to teach you a thing or two
Nope. One of the advantages of homeschooling is that kids can handpick their friends. Also, because students aren’t divided by age or grade, homeschoolers are equally comfortable interacting with peers, younger kids, and adults.
Most students choose to be homeschooled because of the freedom it allows them to follow personal passions and to control their education.
It depends on the family. Some are, many aren’t.
Hard to get into a good college.
Untrue. Some colleges actively recruit homeschoolers. In the words of a Dartmouth College admissions officer, “The applications from homeschoolers I’ve come across are outstanding. Homeschoolers have a distinct advantage because of the individualized instruction they’ve received.”
Wrong again. Students spend less time stuck in classrooms and have more opportunities to engage with peers, adults, and industry professionals.