Anmol Agrawal: Blazing a Trail to a Dream Career

When people ask me who can benefit from the UnCollege Gap Year program, I give them one simple answer – young adults who are willing to be proactive in pursuing their interests and curiosities. They don't have to be an extrovert or a natural self-st...

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A Guide to Compensation

If you are just graduating, chances are you are looking for your first job, and if you're lucky,  you may have already landed it. In either case, it's important to understand how compensation works. What should you be paid? What other types of profe...
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How to Make the World Your Classroom

So you decided that you want to take a gap year, time off from school, or deepen your educational journey while still attending classes. Wherever you are in your journey, I want to share with you how I made the world my classroom and how you can too...

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Question Everything: A Gap Year Experience

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How to Start a New Job: Handling Career Transitions Like a Boss

The transition from the safe academic bubble to the professional world is a tough one. In fact, so is jumping from one job to the next. Luckily, our friend, Eric Jorgenson, has made his latest edition of Evergreen a deep exploration into how to make ...

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Design Your Own Learning Bootcamp: A 13-Step Guide

There’s been an explosion of school-like learning programs in the past few years. Programming bootcamps are trendy. Entrepreneurship programs are everywhere. What is hard to find outside of the college system, however, are learning bootcamp for peop...

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7 Ways You Can Afford to Travel Right Now

 

I can’t explain the adrenaline rush I experienced while airborne, 15 minutes away from landing in Tokyo. It was the first time I had been outside of the US by myself and the first time in my life that I would be away from home for more than a few m...

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Why An Early Stage Start-Up May Not Be For You

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The Top 7 Skills Employers Look For From Young Adults

So, you’ve graduated from college—or high school—and you’re about to enter the big bad workforce. You’ve heard the dark tales of unemployment rates and years spent living in parents’ basements; even if you’re confident in your abilities, you’re a li...

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How Gamification Is Revolutionizing Science Education

The following is a guest post by the cofounder of Labster, Michael Bodekaer.

When Jane McGonigal stepped on stage in 2010 to give her now famous TED talk, “Gaming Can Make A Better World,” the idea of using video games for anything other than entert...

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