The UnCollege Blog

Why I Wish I Took a Gap Year Before Starting College

January 2, 2017

The following is a guest post from Ben Kim. Ben is a graduate from the University of Notre Dame,..

Why All Students Need to Volunteer

December 28, 2016

Are you thinking about volunteering? Maybe trying to tip the balance in favor of that rather..

Should Achievement Be the Point of Education?

December 26, 2016

In a changing culture of education and work, more students are questioning what it means to be..

The 10 Crucial Skills They Won’t Teach You At School (And How To Learn Them Anyway)

December 23, 2016

No matter what you major in at university, there will always be lessons that can only be learned..

There is Life After College

December 12, 2016

Another expert is advocating for students to consider gap years. This time it's Jeff Selingo,..

Home Just For The Holidays?

December 9, 2016

It’s a beautiful time of year – college freshmen, aglow with a new-found independence are headed..

How and Why I Dropped Out of the Ivy League -- and Couldn't Be Happier

December 5, 2016

I was your “textbook” high-achieving student.

I was enrolled at an Ivy League university that I..


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