Life has certainly been exciting for Gap Year Solutions these last few months! As colleges and universities continued to announce their fall plans, I have had a deluge of students and families inquiring about Gap Years.
Bob Clagett, a leader in the Gap Year movement, talks about the effort to build data on Gap Year outcomes
Let’s give these students the ability to take time to discover who they are, and why they are even going to college.
With the traditional start of first semester Gap Year travel only 3 months away, the plans of Gap Year programs this fall are starting to take shape. Here is a quick rundown on what is happening as of early June 2020. International programs still planning to travel Several programs have recently reaffirmed their intention toContinue reading “Update on Fall 2020 Gap Year Programs”
Katherine Stievater recently held a virtual talk about the impacts of COVID-19 on Gap Years. Here’s what you need to know
How do colleges welcome Gappers on to campus and help them assimilate into college life
Digging deeper with examples into how U.S. colleges and universities provide specific support for Gappers
By Anna Nickerson, Babson College Class of 2022 A Gap Year is an exciting opportunity for students, providing them with opportunities to get out of their comfort zones, gain valuable life skills, improve independent decision making, gain work experience, and so much more. But how does a Gap Year impact students further down the roadContinue reading “Gap Years’ Lasting Impact”
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.
the 2019 Gap Year Conference continues the effort to challenge conventional thinking, and encourage people to rethink Gap Years and get more excited about this unique educational opportunity for students.