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The Coolest Things You Can Do After High School

August 18, 2017

Stop me if this sounds familiar – you’ve walked your high school graduation line and the next..

The Essential College Drop Out Reading List

August 16, 2017

As a former college drop out, I'll admit that one of the things missing from my life the most..

Pros and Cons of Dropping Out of College

August 7, 2017


Dropping out can seem like a dramatic decision. It challenges the belief that you need four..

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..

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..

Things to Do Before You Drop Out of College

January 18, 2017


You know you want to leave school. But you can’t do it yet. There are things you need to do..

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..

Is It Enough to Just Be A Student Anymore?

November 28, 2016

When thinking about attending college, there are some topics that are commonly explored – is..


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