It’s no secret that college doesn’t prepare students for The actual 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’ll be able to, too. You don’t wish to be a genius or especially motivated to succeed outdoor school. The actual requirements are much simpler: curiosity, confidence, and grit.
Hacking Your Education offers valuable advice to current students in addition to those who made up our minds to skip college. Stephens teaches you to create opportunities for yourself and design your curriculum—inside or outdoor the school room. Whether your dream is to go back and forth the world, build a startup, or climb the corporate ladder, Stephens proves you’ll be able to do it now, slightly than looking ahead to life to start after “graduation” day.