Taking a gap year might be the right next step for you! Right now you fall into the “maybe” category of whether a gap year is what you’re looking for after high school.
In considering whether to take a gap year, ask yourself what you want to get out the experience. An intentional gap year combining travel, hands-on apprenticeships, and leadership development could be valuable in many ways — from discovering your passions, to getting real-world experience, to setting you up to make the most of college.
If your imagined gap year involves just hanging out on the couch, THEN you might want to reconsider. So do your research to plan a fulfilling and worthwhile gap year. Check out the resources below to help guide your decision.