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Gap Year Information Night at the Stowe Library October 10th

Taking a Gap Year before college is becoming an increasingly popular option for students, but is it right for your child?

For those local to EnRoute’s headquarters in Stowe, we invite you to join Julia Rogers for a presentation that will cover the benefits, challenges and opportunities surrounding the Gap Year option. She will cover the myriad of programs available, how to plan for college deferment, goal-setting and how to keep it within your family’s budget.

Date: Tuesday, Oct 10
Time: 7-8pm
Location: Stowe Free Library, 90 Pond Street Stowe, VT
Photo credit: Karen Pike Photography
This event is free and open to the public. See you there!

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