Admitting Mom and Dad were Right

A bridge year was not always in the cards for me. I remember it like it was yesterday, the night my parents sat me down to talk about my future.” It was December of 2013. I had submitted all of my college applications and was waiting to hear back from them. I was set on going to college. Hearing their lecture about exploring what other options were out there after high school devastated me. I had been working so hard to get into the school of my dreams and there they were telling me that they didn’t feel I was ready. I knew that a “gap year” did not fit into my future plans