Can Unschoolers Attend College or University? YES!

Can unschoolers go to college and university? Yes! They absolutely can if they want to. We have just attended our children’s fourth university convocation and now we have a Masters in the family. Our five children unschooled 8-12 years and received an excellent education by pursuing their interests, instead of attending institutional classroom schooling. Burnout, bullying, homework and lack of motivation is never a problem when children self-direct their primary and secondary education. Our family were unlimiters to screen time and we enjoyed all forms of learning whether it came from travel, textbooks, jobs, internet, volunteering, video games and play. Unschooling (self-directed education) is a fantastic way to get an education because learning is everywhere, everyplace and anytime. A child who loves to learn freely will have no boundaries to their education.


Interested in learning how we did it? Read our story and 25 other unschoolers who gained university and college acceptance in the bestselling book, Unschooling To University.

About Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE

BA, DTM, CCFE, Certified child development specialist and master of non-punitive parenting and education practices. Keynote speaker and best-selling author of "Discipline Without Distress", "Parenting With Patience", "Attachment Parenting Tips Raising Toddlers to Teens", and "Unschooling To University."
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