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There are no shortcuts to leading a remarkable life

There are no shortcuts to leading a remarkable life
Leading a remarkable life is hard work. However, leading an unremarkable life is also hard work. We live in a society where we convince young people that they must play the hyper-competitive game of schooling and extracurriculars in order to one day get into top colleges, so they can play the game again in college in order to one day get a high stress, high paying job (often with an additional stressful... 

College admissions is not a meritocracy; it is a game

College admissions is not a meritocracy; it is a game
College admissions is not a meritocracy, it is a game. Those who know how to play the game began years ago. They have donated consistently and substantially to their alma maters, they have provided their children with ample opportunities to stand out in the admissions game through their experiences, they have provided the support necessary for their children to get top grades and they have paid for... 

Abrome Learners are set up for Success in their Careers

Abrome Learners are set up for Success in their Careers
A societal by-product of compulsory schooling has been the extension of childhood up to and beyond the age of 18; young people have been segregated from society and have been largely stripped of responsibility. Before the age of 18, young people have limited freedoms in buying and owning certain goods or assets, consenting to certain personal or medical activities, and entering into certain contracts.... 
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Abrome – Emancipated Learning

Abrome - Emancipated Learning
At the end of 2010, I moved from New York City to Austin, Texas with the vision of helping to grow the alternative education and homeschool movement. One year into it I was going to homeschool conferences, blogging, promoting alternative education on social media, getting teaching experience, giving speeches, and providing consulting to college applicants and parents of homeschoolers. Unfortunately,... 
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