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Why Do So Many Freshmen Drop Out of College?

July 27, 2017

Over the past two decades, around 31 million students in the U.S. enrolled in college only to..

Manna Kanuga: Grounding Herself in Adventure

June 22, 2017

It takes guts to get outside your comfort zone, travel to a foreign country, conquer your..

Why School Won't Cut it - And How To Get A Good Job Anyway

June 16, 2017

It’s the greatest feeling to please your parents. Despite failing to meet their initial..

Vita Benes: Taking the Road Less Traveled

June 14, 2017

Vita is from a small village outside Prague. He was a straight-A student who lists writing,..

How (and Why) to Defer From College

June 13, 2017

Over the past several months, our team at UnCollege has received hundreds of questions about..

Shrushti: My Gap Year Was a Way to Step Into the Water of Real Life

April 17, 2017

What happens when you take not one, but two, gap years?

“Declining my acceptance to college was the best decision I have made so far.”

April 4, 2017

Crafting your own education requires creativity, commitment, and vision. So, it makes sense that..


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