This week, we're featuring guest writer Kevin Hermann on his gap year after high school. Traveling through Asia, New Zealand, and Europe, he learned quite a few hard lessons along the way.
Whether you're: Flying to Costa Rica to start a gap year in marine sciences and scuba diving Learning to build international businesses in East Asia, Mumbai, and Silicon Valley Or island hopping through France, Italy, Cambodia, and Thailand learning gastronomy and food sciences.. You're going to ha
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.
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 Colorado wilderness, Costa Rica, and beyond, and never fail to come back with sharper insights.
Part II: 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 tips to make your gap year exceptionally productive. (Part I is here.)
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 tips to make your gap year exceptionally productive.
Not every country has the same rules around freedom of speech. It may be a defended right in your home country, but that doesn't mean it will be where you're traveling on your gap year. Here are some rules of thumb for staying safe while sharing about all the awesome things you're experiencing.
Our new Director of Outreach and Recruitment, Ben Welbourn, was lucky enough to experience his own gap year after graduating from high school. In a series of blog posts, Ben will share some of the lessons he learned first-hand from his year exploring the world, uncovering his passions, and living li