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How to Be Proactive and Make the Most Out of Freshman Year

By Jennifer Schaffer April 9, 2017

Not everyone in the UnCollege community is an unschooler, college dropout or some sort of academic..

Starting Your Application? Consider a Gap Year

By Morgan Ostrowsky January 4, 2017

Applying to colleges is an exhausting process. There’s the matter of deciding on the colleges you..

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

By Zachary Slayback December 5, 2016

I was your “textbook” high-achieving student.

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

If I Drop Out, How Do I Get a Job?

By Rainesford November 18, 2016

First, there are two things to keep in mind: One is that some career paths require a degree, and if..

Is There a Difference Between Needing a Break From School and Dropping Out?

By Amber G September 6, 2016

The following is a post from our Ask a Dropout Series. You can find more posts from the series here.

Hacking your First Year of College

By Zack August 31, 2016

Many of us look at college as a time to play. I did. The grand plan was to meet people, take some..

College or the Road Less-Traveled? Deciding What’s Best For You

By Jean August 29, 2016

At UnCollege, our goal is this: to get people to take control of their education in whatever way..