Education: Home Schoolers: From Home to Harvard

Homeschooled kids have earned a college of their own--and admission to elite, traditional campuses

This fall a new college will open its doors to a crop of freshmen who may never have set foot in a high school. Nearly all will have earned straight A's, but most will never have SAT through a lecture. When it welcomes its inaugural class of 80 students in October, Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va., will be the first college designed specifically for kids who have been schooled at home. "When I was a little kid, and my mom told people I was homeschooled, we'd get this blank look," says Janice Phillips, who will enter Patrick Henry as a...

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