Are you considering a gap year for your child before they embark on their higher education journey? Navigating the complexities of planning a meaningful and enriching experience can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it alone. At EnRoute Consulting, we’ve been supporting families like yours for the past fifteen years, guiding them through every step of the gap year process with expertise, compassion, and personalized attention.

We recently conducted a comprehensive analysis of the past five years of Parent Surveys from our EnRoute Consulting families, and the results speak volumes about the impact of our services on students and parents alike. Here’s a summary of the key findings:

High Satisfaction: Across the board, families expressed overwhelming satisfaction with their experience working with Julia, our lead consultant. One respondent remarked, “Julia was fantastic. Responsive. Knowledgeable. Cognizant of the differences between parents and students.” This sentiment was echoed by many others, highlighting the trust and confidence families have in Julia’s guidance.

Tailored Program Recommendations: One of the aspects that families appreciated most was Julia’s ability to recommend programs that were perfectly aligned with their child’s goals, interests, and personality. As one parent shared, “Julia helped [our son] decide upon two really great programs that were very high quality and were a great fit for his interests.” Julia’s personalized approach ensured that every recommendation was tailored to maximize the student’s experience.

Positive Impact on Gap Year Experience: Parents credited Julia’s support for not only enriching their child’s gap year experience but also facilitating significant personal growth and development. A parent expressed, “Julia was exceptional to work with. I feel that she was excellent at tapping into exactly what my son needed for his gap year.” Julia’s guidance empowered students to explore their passions and navigate challenges with confidence.

Communication and Responsiveness: Effective communication was a cornerstone of Julia’s approach, with families consistently praising her promptness and clarity in all interactions. One parent remarked, “Excellent communication; advice; insights. Everything was superlative.” Julia’s responsiveness ensured that families felt supported and informed every step of the way.

Adaptability and Resourcefulness: In a world filled with uncertainties, Julia’s adaptability and resourcefulness shone through, especially during times of unexpected challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic. A parent noted, “Even during the height of COVID, she was responsive, supportive, easy to work with, and able to adapt quickly to the ever-changing environment.” Julia’s ability to navigate disruptions ensured that students’ gap year plans evolved as needed.

Trust and Confidence: Above all, families expressed a deep sense of trust and confidence in Julia’s expertise and guidance. As one parent aptly put it, “Julia was a huge help for our family in planning [our daughter’s] gap year. She was accessible, thorough, and highly knowledgeable.” Julia’s professionalism, empathy, and genuine care instilled a sense of assurance, making the decision-making process smoother and more reassuring for parents.

This spring, we invite you to consider EnRoute Consulting as your partner in planning your child’s gap year adventure. With Julia’s expertise, personalized approach, and unwavering commitment to your family’s needs, you can walk confidently in the direction of the gap year option.

Whether you’re looking for tailored program recommendations, expert guidance, or just a supportive ally to navigate the complexities of gap year planning, Julia is here to help.

All consults begin with a free introductory call. Get started by having your gapper fill our our online questionnaire and we will loop back to schedule your conversation. Get ready to help your young adult embark on a journey of exploration, growth, and unforgettable experiences with confidence and peace of mind.