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...
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...
Advice for LGBTQIA+ Gap Year Travelers with Jason Haas

Advice for LGBTQIA+ Gap Year Travelers with Jason Haas

As part of our continuing celebration of Pride Season, we recently had a conversation with traveler and author Jason Haas. We discussed considerations for LGBTQIA+ gap year travelers, including tips and resources to help you plan a successful trip. Jason (he/they)...
Gap Year Information Handouts for Students & Schools

Gap Year Information Handouts for Students & Schools

What Is a Gap Year? Downloadable Handout for StudentsKnow someone in your life who should consider a gap year? This handy one-pager from the Gap Year Association offers some basic information and resources. We encourage you to print off a couple to have in yoru office...