Tag: diploma


The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine Richey What is a GED? GED stands for General Educational Development, a series of tests which after successful completion, will earn you a certificate that states you have the equivalent of a high school education. I never had to take the GED, because I was homeschooled through Kolbe Academy, which […]

Colleges Now Required to Determine “Validity” of High School Diplomas

First, the bad news:  The U.S. Department of Education has promulgated a new regulation that requires colleges that receive federal funds to adopt procedures to determine the validity of a student’s high school diploma when the student applies for Federal Student Aid (FSA). Now, the good news:  This new rule does not apply to homeschoolers. […]

Can My Homeschooled Child Attend University?

By Melissa Murdoch The question, “Can my homeschooled child attend University?” is a perpetual one for homeschooling parents. The fact of the matter is that yes, a homeschooled child can absolutely attend university, and some institutions even lay aside spots in their freshmen classes for homeschooled students. Many homeschooling families report that their friends and […]