About Lori Dunlap

Lori Dunlap worked for almost twenty years in the corporate world, first as a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies, and then at a large research university directing their career development program. Since 2010, she has been homeschooling her two sons, in addition to researching and writing about education and parenting issues. Lori just completed her first book, “From Home Education to Higher Education," and recently launched an online college fair for homeschoolers called The Uncommon Applicant.

Throwing out the traditional list of homeschool-friendly colleges

By |2018-08-02T08:27:59-04:00August 2nd, 2018|General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

You’ve seen them, right? Those list of “homeschool-friendly” colleges that float around the Internet, popping up on various social media sites and web pages? If your kids are still young, or if you’re new to homeschooling and trying to just keep your head above water, you may not have paid much attention to them. But [...]

College admissions for homeschoolers: Four important tips from admissions officers

By |2017-12-08T09:02:11-04:00November 8th, 2017|Advice, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

"Being homeschooled isn’t enough to make you interesting anymore.” This is what a college admissions officer told me last year as I was interviewing him for a book I was writing about college admissions for homeschoolers. It was not something I expected to hear, of course, and as I continued to think about it, I [...]