EnRoute’s Fall 2019 Northeast Speaking Tour!

The leaves are shifting color, there’s a crispness to the air; with all this change around us it’s the perfect time to…consider a gap year!

Join Julia Rogers, Board Chair of the Gap Year Association and founder of EnRoute Consulting, for a presentation that will cover the benefits, challenges and opportunities surrounding the gap year option. She will cover the variety of programs available, how to plan for college deferment, goal-setting and how to keep it within your family’s budget.

Julia is traveling to New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont for a mini-speaking tour this fall. Check out the dates below to find an event near you!


Date: Thursday, November 21st
Location:  Zoom!  
Event Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm est
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Date: Wednesday, October 9th
Location:  Herbert Room, Hooksett Library, Hooksett, NH  
Event Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm 
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Date:  Friday, October 11th
Location:  Lamoille Union High School, Hyde Park, VT 
Event Time: 10:00am


Date: Tuesday, October 15th 
Location:  Community Room, Stowe Free Library, Stowe, VT 
Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm 
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Date: Saturday, October 19th 
Location:  Conference Room at Cummings Center; 100 Cummings Center Beverly, MA 01915
Event Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm
In Collaboration With: Andrews Educational Consulting and the College Counseling Collaborative
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Date: Tuesday, November 5th 
Location:  School Library, Montpelier High School, Montpelier, VT 
Event Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm 
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Date: Wednesday, November 13th
Location:  Community Room, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, VT 
Event Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm 
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Date:  Thursday, November 14th
Location:  Burr & Burton Academy, Manchester, VT 
Event Time: 6:00pm


Date: Thursday, December 5th
Location:  Howe Branch of the Albany Public Library, Albany, NY
Event Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm 
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What will you find on a gap year?

Julia’s TEDx Talk

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Notes from Cuba

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How to Write a Deferral Letter for a Gap Year

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