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Unbound FAQs

Got questions about Unbound’s programs or courses? Chances are you’ll find answers here!

How much does Unbound cost?

If you’re in the market for a distance learning program for either high school or post-high school, you’re likely looking for specific features to fit your life, schedule, and student…Continue...

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How Does Travel Work for Ascend Events?

One of the most important parts of Unbound’s Ascend program is the live, in-person events. How exactly do students get to all of these events?…Continue readingHow Does Travel Work for...

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Commentary

The Unbound staff offer their perspective on current events and educational trends.

Ascend by Unbound

Want to learn more about Unbound’s post high school training program, Ascend? Check out these articles!

The Road to Brave

Victoria Schurter uses personal stories and thoughtful insight in this series, where she dives into what it looks like to be brave.

Brave Enough to Hurt

...maybe, being image-bearers of the God who is love means loving despite the fact that we’ll all hurt along the way.…Continue readingBrave Enough to Hurt

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Brave Enough to Jump

Jumping means we have to trust our futures to God. It means that we have to decide, Yes, I will trust You with every corner...…Continue readingBrave Enough to Jump

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Brave Enough to Wait

Sometimes, the most courageous thing we can do is jump into something with both feet. But other times, the bravest thing we can do is to wait.…Continue readingBrave Enough to Wait

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Brave Enough to Grow

...pains aren’t the only way we grow, and “stretching” or not, the process of growth can be a really beautiful thing…Continue readingBrave Enough to Grow

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Meet the Authors

Jace Bower

Jace Bower

Jace Bower is a Copywriter for Unbound. An Unbound alumnus, he has experienced firsthand the powerful advantages of doing college differently and participating in an intentional community. Jace graduated with his bachelor’s degree in History in 2016 and has worked in restaurant management and marketing since then. He also served on the Unbound Student Cabinet in 2019. The author of two books and a semi-regular blogger, Jace can often be found doing something with words. When he’s not, chances are he’s reading about theology, listening to music, or playing pool or tennis with his wife Shannon in their Virginia home.

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Jonathan Brush

Jonathan Brush

Jonathan Brush is the President and CEO of Unbound, a homeschool graduate, and a homeschool dad of six. He worked for nine years as a Director of Admissions for a private, liberal arts college, and then spent over ten years working in non-traditional higher education. Jonathan loves Unbound and Unbound students and dreams every single day about new ways to connect them to each other. He gets to work with the world’s best team and the most amazing student body in the history of the world (which is just as awesome as it sounds), and field questions about Rule 4 violations (ask an Unbound student to explain). Jonathan and his family make their home in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

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Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher is the Controller and Director of Teams & Talents for Unbound, where he not only crunches numbers but also ensures the team members have what they need to succeed. He earned his bachelor's in accounting through Thomas Edison State University and jumps at nearly every chance to travel he gets. When he’s not studying about vision and leadership, Tim enjoys creating adventures with friends, running, biking, and reading. His life mantra is “Live life with an open hand.” Known to move and travel quite often, he currently lives in northern Indiana.

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Victoria Schurter

Victoria Schurter

Victoria Schurter is the VP of Content and Development for Unbound. An Unbound graduate, Victoria has served in a variety of roles including student leadership, coaching, and in the Business and Leadership program. She is passionate about equipping young adults to recognize their potential, to know God, and make Him known in daily life. When she’s not working on an Unbound project, you can find her scribbling on a novel, playing a favorite instrument, riding horses, watching a sunset, or dreaming up some new adventure that absolutely includes the Pacific coastline. One of the best parts of her world is walking alongside her fellow Unbound students as they make an eternal impact in their generation.

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David Rethemeyer

David Rethemeyer

David Rethemeyer is the Marketing Coordinator for Unbound. He was a homeschool graduate by age 16, earned his BSBA through the Unbound program, and finished his MBA from Missouri S&T by age 21. He specializes in branding, content marketing, and digital advertising. In his spare time, David enjoys gaming with friends, going for long runs on the Katy trail, tinkering with his computer, coming up with Words of Wisdom (ask an Unbound student to explain) serving at his local church, and eating absurdly spicy chicken wings.

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