18 Dec 2012 Happy Holidays from Global Citizen Year
Check out our holiday video, made by Emily Hwang (Ecuador Fellow, 2013)!
gap year travel programsInterested in the best gap year programs that make volunteer work abroad for high school students that much more enriching? Global Citizen Year provides many travel opportunities.
what are gap year programsA gap year program before college involves spending a year after high school gaining real world experience. But there's more to it than that.
bridge year programA bridge year program is like a gap year before college when students can grown, learn and explore. Spend your bridge year with Global Citizen Year.
gap year after high schoolThere are many reasons to take a gap year after college or high school, you just have to have the courage, curiosity, and grit to give it a try.
You want to take a gap year between high school and college, but what are your options? You could spend a year backpacking and see the world. Maybe do some community work and boost your resumé. Perhaps take on an internship to learn new skills or earn college credit.
Or, you could spend that time with Global Citizen Year and accomplish all three — along with much, much more.
You're faced with a lot of choices for life after high school. With so many routes to take, which one is best for you? Global gap year programs are a wonderful way for post-high school students to explore the world and do something exciting yet meaningful before college, plus they help you develop life skills and a better understanding of yourself. Global Citizen Year's bridge year is a program that allows you to do more than just volunteer or study abroad. With a full eight months immersed in another country, working with locals and participating in the culture and customs, you leave with a wealth of real-world experiences to better equip you for college (and life).
Why take a gap year? High school students face many questions every year, and this is just one of them. Why? Because of the many benefits taking a gap or bridge year can bring. A bridge year can help a student decide where to go to college or what to study. It can help you land a job. It can set the students on the track of becoming successful young women and men. But it can also do so much more. Here are 10 ways reasons for students to take a gap year.