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Christian Home-school Curriculum and Admission to Liberal College

Question: I've been home-schooled my whole life, and my curriculum has come from two main sources: Bob Jones University Press and A Beka Book (Pensacola Christian College). Now I am trying to get into a self-proclaimed "prestigious" school that tries VERY hard to be Ivy League caliber. Even though I actually qualify very well academically, I'm terribly worried that I'll be rejected simply because of where my curriculum came from - I am conservative, not the liberal they want. Something similar to this happened in California. Am I being unreasonable to worry? Is there an actual bias against this curriculum just because some call it "narrow-minded"?

Actually, by discussing this perceived biased against the Christian curriculum, you're showing liberal institutions that you are exactly what they DO want. You'll bring an atypical background to their campus, but you're also savvy enough to be aware of what goes on beyond your living room. A less-informed home-schooled student might not even realize that such prejudices exist.

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