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

August 11, 2016 —  Gap Year

 Source: stocknewsusa.com 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 order to pursue their own personal and professional development.

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Learn Thai Massage on Your Gap Year

July 21, 2016 —  Gap Year, Travel, Skills

Thai massage is a branch of physical therapy that utilizes accupressure, Indian ayurveda, and yoga to restore health to a person's body.

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Benefits of A Gap Year Infographic

July 07, 2016 —  Gap Year, Gap Year Programs

Gap years programs are becoming increasingly more popular throughout the world. The question is why? Here are some strong reasons to consider doing a gap year. 

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Teaching Open-Mindedness: What you can learn on a gap year

June 22, 2016 —  Gap Year Planning, Gap Year

Early in my time in Kenya, I found myself working with some students who claimed that they had entered their study abroad program “with an open mind,” and that they did not really have expectations, hopes, or fears for the experience-to-come.

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Meet Prathana: BMX Trailblazer, Photographer

June 20, 2016 —  Gap Year, Student Voices

We are very proud to announce Prathana for the Winterline Global Skills gap year program, joining us from Nepal!

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Gap Year Video: Your Winterline Experience

June 15, 2016 —  Gap Year, Student Voices

Sarah, one of our inaugural gap year students, made this beautiful video to capture the Winterline experience -- from the inside. Enjoy!

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Meet Lily: Trapeze Flying, Horse Wrangling, Neuroscience Fanatic Taking A Gap Year

June 13, 2016 —  Gap Year, Student Voices, Gap Year Programs

Lily is a college-bound Winterline student, enrolled in the 2016-17 global skills gap year program. We're so excited to introduce you to our incoming Winterliner.  

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What's it like to do the Winterline gap year? Sydney's music video

June 09, 2016 —  Gap Year, Travel, Gap Year Programs

Sydney surprised us with this music video the last day of the gap year program. It features scenes from three different continents around the world, and each of the students in our 2015-16 cohort.

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On Teaching Failure - Words from a Field Advisor

June 08, 2016 —  Parent Advice, Gap Year, Travel, Education

  "One of the hardest things to teach others is failure because we inherently and culturally want to avoid it."

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Meet Leo: Multilingual Entrepreneur and Adventurer

June 06, 2016 —  Gap Year, Student Voices

  Introducing Leo, our incoming student for the Winterline Gap Year Program 2016-17, describing her dreams and aspirations for the coming adventure.

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