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Winterline Global Skills Program Blog

Video: Getting to school in the morning on your gap year

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Everyday in the life of a Winterline student is completely different. You wake up in a new city, a new region, a new ecosystem every few days. And you do this for 9 months, learning crazy new...

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Topics: Travel, Gap Year Programs

Six Reasons to Take a NOLS Course On Your Gap Year

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 16, 2016 2:57:20 PM

NOLS has long been a leader in the field of outdoor education. Netflix founder Marc Randolph famously did his first program at age 14.

But why do we value it so much for our gap year and semester...

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Topics: Gap Year Planning

Student Video: My Gap Year with Winterline

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Nothing warms our hearts more than knowing that our students have made lifelong friendships, grown in their personal lives, and learned skills to prepare them for the real world.

Our...

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Topics: Gap Year, Travel

Katie Ledecky and Malia Obama - What's your reason to take a gap year?

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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Two very notable young women have been in the news lately about their gap years.

Katie Ledecky and Malia Obama have both chosen to take the year after high school off in...

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Topics: Gap Year

How to prepare your parents for your gap year adventure

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 10, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Whether you're:

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Topics: Gap Year Planning, Travel Tips

Best Cell Phones for International Travel on Your Gap Year

Posted by Winterline on Aug 8, 2016 4:30:00 PM

Matt, our Asia Regional Director, provides a peek into our preparations for gap year travel in Asia and Central America. How to travel with technology. Here, cell phones.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Gap Year Programs

Costa Rica Video - Winterline Gap Year HQ

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 3, 2016 10:55:58 AM

Susu, our Regional Director in Central America, walks us through the Winterline HQ in Monteverde, Costa Rica. We couldn't be happier to have a home base there.

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Topics: Travel, Gap Year Programs

6 Things To Pack For A Gap Year That You Probably Didn't Think Of Yet

Posted by Julian Goetz on Aug 1, 2016 4:43:51 PM

In preparation for our gap year programs, we create detailed lists of things students should absolutely not leave home without. Our field advisors travel with our students through India, the...

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Topics: Gap Year Planning, Travel Tips

8 Ways to Have the Best Gap Year Ever: Part II

Posted by Ben Welbourn on Jul 28, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Part II: Gap years are becoming more and more popular. But they are getting good press, and bad pressWhen done right, there is no question that taking a gap year will have numerous benefits.

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Topics: Gap Year Planning, Travel Tips

8 Ways to Have the Best Gap Year Ever: Part I

Posted by Ben Welbourn on Jul 27, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Gap years are becoming more and more popular. But they are getting good press, and bad press. When done right, there is no question that taking a gap year will have numerous benefits. Here are 8...

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Topics: Gap Year Planning, Travel Tips