A gap year travel program is an exciting and fulfilling way to volunteer abroad for high school students and transition from one phase of your life to the next. After sitting in a classroom for so many years, it's natural for you to feel an itch for adventure and independence.
Why take a gap year between high school and college? That is just one of many questions you’re considering as you wrap up your high school experience, and there are many answers.
For starters, a gap year (or bridge year) can help you learn and appreciate a culture outside of the United States. It can better prepare you for college or boost your future employment potential.
It can also give you the time and experience to make tough decisions, like what you truly want to study or what career to pursue. And that’s just the beginning. Check out these 10 gap year benefits to create a fulfilling bridge year!