You’ve heard of gap years, but what kind of programs and options exist for them? Traveling the world would be fun, but how does it prepare you for college? Volunteer work can be satisfying, but what kind of skills do you learn?
Another option is to spend that time with Global Citizen Year so you can maximize all the opportunities available.
Going away to college is one thing. Going away on a gap year is something else entirely. Global Citizen Year is a bridge year program for those looking for something more. Does that sound like you? A bridge year offers so many benefits; experience new cultures, language, adventure, life-long friendships and life skills that will set you up for success in college. Develop life skills and global competency and an improved sense of self-awareness and understanding all while becoming fluent in another language.
A gap year program is a big investment in time, and can be among the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have, whether you're traveling, volunteering, or working. So how can you find the right gap year program for you? Let's look at how you, and other students like you, can narrow down the list of potential programs and make the right decision before you head off to college.