From São Paulo to Dartmouth, One Explo Student's Journey

April 19, 2016
Gustavo de A. Silva, an Explo alum from São Paulo, Brazil, will be attending Dartmouth College this fall. "Thanks to Explo," Gustavo says, "my life and my prospects have changed immensely."
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Going to the Dogs: 7 Things the Pups of Explo Have Taught Us

March 3, 2016
They wrestle, they howl, and they race through the halls, but — with 35 full-time employees and seven dogs (and counting!) — we couldn't imagine Explo without them. Pups, here are seven lessons we've learned from you.
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Artist + Entrepreneur Redefines the Future of Fashion

February 17, 2016
Gemma Sole — an Explo alum just named to Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" list — is the Co-Founder of Nineteenth Amendment, a clothing company that matches emerging designers with shoppers and produces only what it sells. Gemma talks with Explo about cultivating your curiosity, building a business from the ground up, and following your interests.
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Entrepreneur Reinvents Electricity + Overturns 100 Years of History

February 17, 2016
Max Mankin is the founder of Modern Electron, a startup that seeks to overturn 100 years of history in generating electricity, replacing steam turbines with small, modular devices that convert heat to electricity. The company has raised $11 million so far, earning Mankin — who attended Explo in 2002 — a spot on Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” list.
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29-Year-Old Creates Handbag Label + Launches a Global Brand

February 12, 2016

In just three years, Sarah Law — an Explo alum listed as one of Forbes Magazine’s 2015 “30 Under 30” — has turned a nascent handbag label into a global brand. With their minimalist and urban aesthetic, KARA bags are designed for “people that have a strong sense of themselves.” Sarah talks to Explo about community, following your path no matter what, and opening yourself to new experiences.

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The Puppies of Explo

February 1, 2016

 

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24-Year-Old Explo Alum Disrupts Journalism with Crowd-Sourcing Startup

January 29, 2016
Journalist, entrepreneur, and Explo alum, Amanda Gutterman cofounded the startup Slant — a crowd-sourced journalism platform where anyone can submit content — and earned her place on this year's Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” list. We're thrilled for her, and excited to share Amanda's thoughts on Slant, her time at Explo, and her advice to young creatives and entrepreneurs.
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White Out! NYC + Long Island, We're Having an Info Meeting Do-Over

January 27, 2016
Last weekend, Winter Storm Jonas disrupted Explo's info meetings in New York City and Long Island. So we're launching a do-over, and invite all New York City and Long Island families to join us to come find out more about Explo during the weekend of February 6 and 7.
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5 Recent Explo Faculty Win Fulbright Grants

December 16, 2015
Former Explo faculty Sarah Beam, Lindsay Galeste, Brandon Ouellette, Laura Gabriel, and Allison Fried all recently won Fulbright grants to live and teach abroad. We’re so proud of their success, and wanted to share some of their journeys with you.
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