Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat on The Gap Year

Tremendous info shared on #CampusChat's discussion of the Gap Year. A big thank you to Carol Christen (author: What Color is Your Parachute – for Teens) and Robin Pendoley (founder: Thinking Beyond Borders) for sharing their insider knowledge about the benefits and opportunities related to taking a Gap Year before enrolling in college. If you have not read about the Gap Year, check out these posts on Smart College Visit: The...

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The Wide World of Gap Years
Mar11

The Wide World of Gap Years

Part 2 in our Gap Year Series by: Robin Pendoley and Kathy Cheng (click here for part 1) Exploring gap year options is not always an easy task. Here are some quick tips to help you find all of the options and begin to narrow them down to the best fit for you. Where Do I Find Gap Year Options? Unfortunately, there is no single source for information on every gap year opportunity. However, there are some great places to...

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Discovering the Gap Year
Mar09

Discovering the Gap Year

By: Robin Pendoley and Kathy Cheng It’s a growing trend among high school graduates. Take a minute to learn about it whether it is right for you…What Is a Gap Year? A “gap year” is typically a period between completing high school and beginning college. This time can be either a semester or a full year away from traditional classroom studies. While there are countless reasons to consider a gap year, the most important is that gap year...

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