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Education through a gap year

Education through a gap year

The gap year was born in the ‘60’s, a revolutionary period for freedom of speech and independence. The idea for a gap year was discussed among governments as a tool to foster cultural and global understanding in an attempt to prevent world wars from occurring. More than half a decade later, the popularity of the […] … learn more→

Starting college? Here’s why you should think about a gap year

Starting college? Here’s why you should think about a gap year

Malia Obama recently announced that she will take a gap year before attending Harvard University. Historically, American high school graduates have been less likely to take a gap year as compared to their European and Australian counterparts. A study of “The American Freshman,” for example, indicates that only up to three percent of U.S. students […] … learn more→