For years, colleges have targeted specific groups for admission, from black and Hispanic students to National Merit scholars, to name a few.
Now they're reaching out to another growing population: home-schooled students.
"We are doing more," said Paul Jones, vice president for institutional research and enrollment management at Georgia College & State University. "We haven't done enough, but I think that's something that we want to change and do better."
One of the efforts the university has undertaken is purchasing names of home-schooled students and sending them information about the college, Jones said....