How on earth do I put together a homeschool transcript for high school that the college admissions officers will accept?
It really can be a haunting question. This piece of paper represents the culmination of everything that you as a parent have put into your child’s education. For the student, it is a brief summary of years of experiences, knowledge gained, and major steps leading to adulthood. For the college admissions officers, it is one small window into the soul and character of an applicant.
Insiders convey that this document has only a few short seconds to make a big enough impression on the reviewers that they will want to look further at the young person who is behind it and, hopefully, extend an invitation to attend their school.
So what are the key things that need to be on a transcript so it will get noticed? Here are a few items that the college admissions folks definitely want to know about you.
- Did you complete the 16 core classes that are needed for graduation?