QUESTION: If my admission will be based on only 12U credit courses or standardized tests written in my last year of home schooling, then how do I structure the earlier high school years?
Category: Preparing for University
With many Ontario universities accepting the “Top Six” for university entrance, you do not have to take all 30 credits required by the provincial high school diploma (OSSD) to gain admission to an Ontario university. In many cases, simply taking six 12U courses is acceptable. Here are some schools that offer 12U credits through distance learning.
If you’re studying high school math in western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba), then you’ll want to check out the following websites.
Tips, tricks and tidbits that will help one prepare academically, mentally, spiritually and psychologically for the demands of university.
Some general tips and suggestions for your high school program that address options (credit courses, standardized test prep, “top six,” portfolio-based) and timeline, with a view to applying for university admission in Canada.
For a couple of years now I’ve been casually mentioning on various message boards that there’s “some school just west of Toronto” who has been open and welcoming to having homeschoolers participate in their AP exams. Allow me to now formally share the details:
Recently, the Thomas B. Fordham foundation sponsored a study “Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate: Do they deserve Gold Star Status?” to compare the academic merits of the two programs. The very act of comparing the two, however, requires some judgement calls.