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Most of us can say that at least one of our most memorable learning experiences had nothing to do with formal education. The time we spent outside of school, or during breaks between school are ripe with potent learning.

In this article for Active.com, Camille Heidebrecht explores how the gap year is the perfect extension of these experiences, built for a more complex set of learning objectives.