Itas no secret that college doesnat prepare students for the real world. Student loan debt recently eclipsed credit card debt for the first time in history and now tops one trillion dollars. And the throngs of unemployed graduates chasing the same jobs makes us wonder whether thereas a better way to amake ita in todayas marketplace. There isaand Dale Stephens is proof of that. In Hacking Your Education, Stephens speaks to a new culture of ahackademicsa who think college diplomas are antiquated. Stephens shows how he and dozens of others have hacked their education, and how you can, too. You donat need to be a genius or especially motivated to succeed outside school. The real requirements are much simpler: curiosity, confidence, and grit. Hacking Your Education offers valuable advice to current students as well as those who decided to skip college. Stephens teaches you to create opportunities for yourself and design your curriculumainside or outside the classroom. Whether your dream is to travel the world, build a startup, or climb the corporate ladder, Stephens proves you can do it now, rather than waiting for life to start after agraduationa day.to-do lists as an unschooler. Every morning I would write down my goals for the day on a sticky note. Sticky notes have limited usage, so today I use an application called Thingsait beautifully syncs across my MacBook Air, iPad, and iPhone.
|Title||:||Hacking Your Education|
|Author||:||Dale J. Stephens|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-03-05|