Hacking your education: ditch the lectures, save tens of thousands, and learn more than your peers ever will

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It's no secret that university doesn't prepare students for the real world. Large debts and mass unemployment are causing potential students to wonder if there's a better way to 'make it' in today's marketplace. Dale Stephens, the founder of the unCollege movement, speaks to a new culture of 'hackademics' who think degrees are antiquated. Stephens shows how he and dozens of others have hacked their education. This is a handbook for the new order, packed with practical tips to succeed. Stephens helps readers thrive by preparing them with the skills that schools aren't teaching.
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Full title hacking your education ditch the lectures save tens of thousands and learn more than your peers ever
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display_description It's no secret that college doesn't 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 there's a better way to 'make it' in today's marketplace. There is-and Dale Stephens is proof of that. In Hacking Your Education, Stephens speaks to a new culture of 'hackademics' who think college diplomas are antiquated. Stephens shows how he and dozens of others have hacked their education, and how you can, too. You don't 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 curriculum-inside or outside the classroom. Whether your dream is to travel the world, build a start-up, or climb the corporate ladder, Stephens proves you can do it now, rather than waiting for life to start after 'graduation' day.
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title_display Hacking your education : ditch the lectures, save tens of thousands, and learn more than your peers ever will
title_full Hacking your education : ditch the lectures, save tens of thousands, and learn more than your peers ever will / Dale J. Stephens, Hacking your education : ditch the lectures, save tens of thousands, and learn more than your peers ever will [electronic resource] / Dale J. Stephens
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