Top 10 Reasons to Autodidact Yourself

Autodidacticism (AKA, self-education) is where you educate yourself instead of relying on teachers, professors, schools or colleges. It's much easier to do it now because of the internet where people are learning things faster than they have in the past. School isn't really for everyone so I'd suggest that it would be much easier to self-educate yourself instead of just being taught by someone else.

The Top Ten

1 It's Much Easier

Dinosaurs, several historical events, music genres, wars, politics, pediatric cancer and several more were topics that I autodidacted in my spare time and I know about them fairly well. Gotta say, I'm proud. - CrimsonShark

You get to be alone all the time. You don't have to work with total weirdos or waste all your money. Trust me when I say I've been a lot happier now that I've been autodidacting myself. - DarkMatter1997

2 It's Less Expensive

College costs a lot of money and you probably want to save your money for more important things. - DarkMatter1997

3 School Isn't for Everyone

It especially isn't for everyone considering how you'll meet some awful people sometimes (trust me when I say that I met some very nasty people back in my middle school/high school years). - DarkMatter1997


4 People are Learning Things Faster Now Because of the Internet

I already brought this up in the description so I don't think I need to go any further. - DarkMatter1997

5 It's Much Easier to Buy Educational Books Online Now

If you need the book you're looking for you can simply buy it online, either with a computer or an e-reader (in fact, you don't even need a book. The internet is full of thousands of helpful lists on how certain things work. - DarkMatter1997

6 Not Everyone Wants to Socialize with Random People

You never know what someone is like until you really get to know them. They could either be nice or an irredeemable jerk. - DarkMatter1997

Yeah. - AliciaMae

7 You Won't Have to Deal with Bullies or Mean Teachers

It would honestly be heaven on earth if they weren't around you. - DarkMatter1997

8 You Won't Have to Worry About Working on an Assignment for a Whole Week

You can basically choose what time or day you want to work on learning something. There's no time limit or anything. - DarkMatter1997

9 It Would Be Less Stressful

You won't have to worry about people, work or failing any paper. You have all the time to learn whenever you want. - DarkMatter1997

10 It Will Improve Your Self-Esteem

You'll probably be more confident then you ever have before. - DarkMatter1997

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