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Old 09-28-2012, 10:41 AM   #561
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Originally Posted by coaching32yrs View Post
Spent about an hour talking tennis with an Ivy League coach. He said, "If a kid was home schooled I have ZERO shot of getting him in." I said there were 2 or 3 homes schooled now at Ivies. He said only because they had perfect SAT scores. If you are home schooled have to get perfect SAT to go Ivy. I think NESCAC has no home schooled men players. Bottom line: If you're thinking elite school think twice about home schooling.
This is not true.

While it is tougher compared to a standard school, it is definitely not impossible. The better you are the more pull the coach has. Does a 2 star who is homeschooled going to need a perfect score? Probably. Does a Blue Chip? Not a chance.
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