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Malia Obama has just announced her intention to study at Harvard -- after a gap year.

And yet few are concerned that she'll back out of college and enter the workforce directly, or laze about somewhere wasting time. 

In this article from today's New York Times, Mike McPhate lays out precisely why Harvard University so publicly endorses gap years, and why the Obamas have decided to go for it as well.


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