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Notes from Hawaii

As I’ve explained in previous posts, traveling and conducting in-person site visits are integral to my work as a gap year advisor. I put my major travels on hiatus in 2016 as I welcomed my second daughter, so when 2017 rolled around, I wanted to do something big! With my kids still young and my…

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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…

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Gap Year Decision Day is May 25

Find Your Tribe on May 25th! You may have heard of College Signing Day, which is an opportunity for students to share their college plans on social media. Well, the gap year world has caught up and #GapDecisionDay is happening on May 25th! Gap Year Decision Day will link together thousands of young people like yourselves that…

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Why Site Visits Are Crucial to EnRoute’s Advising Process

They say you have to see it to believe it, and boy are they right! When it comes to vetting programs and activities for my students, I want firsthand experience. Sometimes that means taking surf lessons in Ireland (fun!). Sometimes that means learning never to take a night bus in India (terrifying!) But it always means…

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2017 USA Gap Year Fairs!

USA Gap Year Fairs is a national circuit of events that bring together reputable Gap Year organizations, interested students and parents, high school college counselors and Gap Year experts. They are an excellent opportunity to educate yourself about Gap Year options and speak face-to-face with dozens of programs. Each fair begins with a keynote address…

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