What is a Gap Year?

Many students would really benefit from taking a couple of months to a year of experiential learning. Malia Obama is taking a Gap Year before heading to college. But, what exactly is a Gap Year? Is it right for you or someone in your family? To find out all about Gap Years, watch this show: What is a Gap Year?

This is the most comprehensive Gap Years show that gives tips, hints and important data about what is a Gap Year, the benefits of a Gap Year, the costs, who should go on a Gap Year, how to get funding for a Gap Year, and how to figure out how to choose the right program for you.

In this show, you will learn all about Gap Years from the head of the American Gap Association (Ethan Knight), Gap Year counselors (Jane Sarouhan, Julia Rogers, Sarah Persha), authors (Andrea Wien, Karl Haigler), University Directors (Richard Weissbourd, Joe O’Shea), Scholarship providers (Candice Washington) and Gap Year Alumni (Maria Jimena Jurado, Cecilia Polanco, Carly Sitrin).