Our analysis estimates that the number of high school graduates opting for a Gap Year increased to 6.1% in 2020. We started with 2019 data from 55 colleges and universities indicating that 1.8% of admitted first years took a Gap Year in 2019.
Gap Year Solutions recently had the opportunity to speak with Moira McCullough, founder of College Scoops. Moira believes so strongly that students need to find the right college fit, including non-academic areas, that she started a company to fill the need!
Recently, Gap Year Solutions joined three college planning experts to discuss the “new normal” of today’s college landscape, and share tips for high schoolers currently preparing college applications.
Let’s give these students the ability to take time to discover who they are, and why they are even going to college.
Katherine Stievater recently held a virtual talk about the impacts of COVID-19 on Gap Years. Here’s what you need to know
The traditional educational path often falls short for both students and the colleges they attend, with over 30% of freshmen failing to return to their initial college.