This week I appeared on USA Today (regarding Zero Tuition College) and BBC Travel (regarding my travel fundraising guidebook). Very exciting!
Today I was interviewed about skipping college (along with Jim O’Neill of the Thiel Fellowship) on Minnesota Public Radio. There were lots of saucy call-ins. Listen to the 60-minute program here.
I’m excited to announce a big new event that I’ve created for self-directed learners ages 18-22+: The Trailblazer Gathering. The mission of Trailblazer is to provide community, direction, and inspiration to college-aged self-directed learners—whether or not they’re going to college. You can read a little more about why I created this event. I’d love your help spreading the […]
I’m constantly amazed by the community and support networks available to teenage unschoolers. For grown unschoolers, it’s a different story. As a teen, you’ve got summer camps (NBTSC, ETUSC), conferences (LIG, NEUC, HSC + more), regional resource centers and free schools (like North Star in MA, Tall Grass in IL, or Open Connections in PA), and tons of […]
This is my second piece published by The Matador Network. As before, they slightly modified my article from its original version, which you’ll find below. The idea of taking a gap year between high school and college is no longer controversial. The logic is simple: you’ve already spent twelve years in a classroom, so why […]