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As the global leader in gap year programming we believe it's crucial to share our learning and expertise about gap years and social impact education with students, parents, and educators.

Global Gap Year Alumni Interview Patty
Patty discusses her Global Gap Year (2016) experience with Scott Ingram. Patty joins the call from the University of Denver, where she is currently a freshman. She decided to take a gap year during her senior year, when she discovered that learning can happen outside the classroom, with experience that a college couldn’t provide. She
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 / Published in Global Gap Year Alumni Interviews
Global Gap Year Program Erika Alumni Interview
Erika joins Scott to talk about her experience on Thinking Beyond Borders’ 2014 global gap year program. Erika is now a junior at Trinity College in Connecticut, double majoring in African History and Human Rights studies, with an Arabic minor. After TBB, Erika spent a year abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, where she began
Krisz Gap Year Alumni Interview
Krisz joins Kasha to talk about the Latin America Gap Semester that they both participated in the Fall of 2015. Krisz is now at Franklin & Marshall College as a student, and Kasha is one of TBB’s Alumni Fellows and served as a program leader on Krisz’s trip. As a collegiate athlete, Krisz was only
Mattie Gap Year Alumni Interview
Mattie joins Kasha to talk about her Global Gap Year with TBB in 2014-2015. Mattie discusses how she was always the student who was prepared and ready for college–even at a very young age. She realized during her junior year in high school that she was learning for the sake of achievement instead of for
Noah Global Gap Year Alumni Interview
Noah speaks about his global gap year with Thinking Beyond Borders in 2016 with Kasha (GGY ‘11 and Alumni Fellow ‘16). Noah found TBB because he was looking for a program with a sense of purpose and direction, and loved TBB’s authentic approach to education and travel. Noah discusses the transformative work projects that his
Vanessa Latin America Gap Semester Alumni Interview
Vanessa and Kasha talk about their Latin America Semester in Fall 2015; Vanessa as a student and Kasha as the Alumni Fellow program leader. Vanessa’s path to her gap semester with TBB began after her first year in college, when she evaluated her freshman year on a college campus and realized she was “going through
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