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How to Write a Deferral Letter for a Gap Year

For prospective Gap Year students, the spring is an exciting time. You’ve heard from your colleges and have made choice about where to go. And once that’s decided, you need to ask them to hold your spot for a year in the form of a deferral letter. A deferral letter is a formal request to…

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Apply Now: Gap Year Student Activist Scholarship

EnRoute Consulting is proud to support student activism and involvement in politics. This spring, EnRoute will be granting one or more counseling scholarships to students who plan to dedicate their entire gap year to activism. We want to connect enthusiastic young people with organizations, campaigns and leaders who will help develop students into the leaders…

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2018 USA Gap Year Fairs Schedule

Every year, USA Gap Year Fairs brings 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. We hope to meet YOU during the 2018 circuit! Each fair begins with…

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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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