Gap Year: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Be strategic about your international experience and stand out from the crowd.
Be strategic about your international experience and stand out from the crowd.
Be strategic about your international experience and wow them at your next job interview.
Is keeping the kids in school taking the buzz from your travel bug? It doesn’t have to.
Can you volunteer overseas without the support of a volunteer-sending organization? How hard could it be?
How to successfully grow your own WWOOF trip—and find the farm of your dreams.
When considering a year off from the 9-5 grind, don’t think of it as sabotaging your career for a travel break. There are lots of reasons why taking time off to travel can actually help your career, not hinder it.
Why are students on this side of the pond less likely to take a year off before college?
More than a whole third of UK gap-year travellers need to be financially bailed out by their parents. 
Don't just take our word for it. Verge interviewed some key execs to get their take on gap years. The bottom line? Go for it.
Living, working or studying overseas not only involves the day to day effort of doing your job or keeping up with your school work, but also requires you to adapt to the culture that you've planted yourself in. The question is: Are you that type?
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