Beyond Measure Reflection by Arushi Agarwal

By Arushi Agarwal, Teen Committee Member A few weeks ago, I met a girl who was unschooled. Since she was young, at that point in her life, her parents wanted her to just do what she was interested in. As a student myself who took multiple AP tests and SAT tests in the following weeks, I was intrigued yet frightened of the consequences. How would she achieve anything without a diploma or without tangible proof of her academic understanding? Yet I also wanted to be able to spend my day any which way; either pouring myself into an interest or …