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Abrome Learners are set up for Success in College Admissions

Abrome Learners are set up for Success in College Admissions
One of the biggest misconceptions people have about opting out of school is that one cannot get into college without a diploma from an accredited high school. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, for the great majority of people, getting into college, especially a top college, is much easier for those who opt out of school than those who stay in school. While there are select private schools, very affluent... 

Caine’s Arcade and the Beauty of Creativity

Caine's Arcade and the Beauty of Creativity
As a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, I often get into arguments with other graduate students over the necessity and effectiveness of compulsory, coercive education. Not surprisingly, most of the people who choose to get a Master of Education degree believe that in order for children to learn and reach their full potential, adults need to define for them what they will learn and... 

The 2013-2014 College Admissions Outlook

The 2013-2014 College Admissions Outlook
Last year was the most competitive college admissions cycle we have ever seen. Harvard had their all-time low 5.79% admissions rate on an all-time high 35,023 applications received. Not to be outdone, Stanford had an all-time low 5.69% admissions rate on an all-time high 38,828 applications received. Those hoping for better odds this year are likely to be out of luck, admissions to highly selective... 

What Happened to Buehler Education?

What Happened to Buehler Education?
In 2011, I was quite active  blogging about the failings of public education system and traditional schooling, the admissions game to get into colleges and grad programs, and the many benefits of alternative education, homeschooling and unschooling. While I continued to work with clients on an individual basis over the past two years, to teach at an alternative school, Skybridge Academy (formerly... 
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