Advice from Recent Gap Year Alums

As we move past graduation and into the summer, it’s common for students to start to feel their gap year is suddenly very *real*. Depending on the person, this realization can result in excitement, anxiety, nervous anticipation – but most commonly, a...
Here’s How To Write Your College Deferral Letter in 2022

Here’s How To Write Your College Deferral Letter in 2022

    What to know about deferring college in 2022   Your Choice or Theirs? Some colleges offer deferred full-year admission or January admission to a small number of students each year. This kind of offer makes you an automatic gap year student! If you...
How to Fund Your Gap Year in 2022

How to Fund Your Gap Year in 2022

How to Fund Your Gap Year in 2022 Looking for advice on how to fund your gap time? Here are some tried-and-true tips and resources to help you seek outside funding as well as leveraging your own sweat equity towards your gap time! One thing to note is that due to the...
Colombia, Mi Encanto

Colombia, Mi Encanto

Traveling in Colombia Yesterday I arrived home with my husband and two daughters from our first collective trip to South America. Specifically, the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Over the course of eight days we were able to enjoy three distinctive regions of this area:...
Giving Tuesday Recommendations for Gap Year Advocates

Giving Tuesday Recommendations for Gap Year Advocates

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of...