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Scheduling, Balancing, and Juggling: Hacking Your Schedule When You’re Way Too Busy

By Corey Orndorff April 2, 2018

Today you have to work out, study, attend class, catch some sleep, take a test, go to your job,..

3 Ways to Be a Leader

By Jean April 1, 2018

By Nelson David Bassey

I Dropped Out of College...Here's What Happened.

By Taylor F March 13, 2018

My name is Taylor and the last year and a half has been a roller coaster. I started a blog that..

Be The House: How to Stack The Odds of Life in Your Favor

By Jean February 5, 2018

This is a guest post from Jay Cross, founder of The DIY Degree. In 2011, Jay used a strategy known..

Why Your Teens Matter (And How to Make the Most of Them)

By Rainesford November 16, 2017

While teenage life is undoubtedly erratic and emotionally-loaded, it doesn’t give adults the right..

How to Learn Anything

By Mohnish November 1, 2017

How to Write a Personal Learning Plan

Do Parents Today Have the Courage to Raise Adults?

By Lisa Nalbone October 18, 2017

The standing ovation ended and the audience slowly shuffled to the foyer where Julie..

Gap Year Profile: Newaz Akbar and Being a Rebel

By Amoit October 10, 2017

Newaz Akbar grew up in Dhaka City, Bangladesh, and, as a self-described rebel, stepped off the..

Anmol Agrawal: Blazing a Trail to a Dream Career

By Chris Kelly September 17, 2017

When people ask me who can benefit from the UnCollege Gap Year program, I give them one simple..


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