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The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things to Do Between High School and College

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This is the go-to book for anyone considering a year to re-charge, to follow a passion, to become immersed in another culture, or to find their love of learning again. It includes everything a student, parent, or guidance counselor would want to know about the gap year; including what a gap year is, what it is not, and why it can have a positive impact on a young life. * ...more
Paperback, 237 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2009)
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Carol Meyer
Apr 03, 2016 Carol Meyer rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adults
The first 93 pages of this helpful book is an overview of the gap year: what it is, why it's a good thing and growing in popularity, and what are the options. The options include post graduate years (5th year of high school at a boarding school) volunteer domestic programs, international volunteer programs, and cultural programs.

The rest is a directory of programs. It's a bit light on arts options, but perhaps there aren't many. It's worth a read for students considering time off between high sc
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Sep 11, 2014 Az rated it did not like it
Thought I'll find something that'll help me but it was just a bunch of paragraphs about what should have been not what should be.
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