Everyone expects American high school graduates to go directly to college. At the same time, they are also expected to know exactly what they want to study. It’s an unrealistic expectation – we live in a big world with lots of challenges and there are tons of possibilities. Global Citizen Year is an opportunity to break that mold and do something different – go into the world before college, use your skills to make a difference, and enter college with a stronger sense of yourself, meaningful real world experience, and a global perspective.
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