The Gap Year

What is a Gap Year?

It is a chance to do something unusual and interesting while you are still young and not tied to work or grad school. Students often:

Travel

Learn a language

Volunteer

Research

Earn a certificate

Teach English abroad

Work in the community

Gain experience for grad school

If you are considering taking a gap year read through the following worksheet which helps you brainstorm ideas, make realistic plans, and take the first step.