GAP YEAR PROGRAMS BLOG

Where We Share TBB's Gap Year Expertise

Gap Year Blogs

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.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 / Published in Gap Year Advice
Packing can feel overwhelming. The fear is that you will forget something you really need. While you can always pick up essential physical items during your gap year travel, what will really define how much you take away from your experiences are things money can’t buy. Below are the five essential items you should not leave home without
Thursday, 15 January 2015 / Published in Gap Year Information
first-generation-drop-out-crisis
This is a guest post by Winson Law, a Junior at Middlebury College. As a first-generation college student, Winson participated in college access programming with Rainier Scholars, enrichment with the School for Ethics in Global Leadership and One World Now, and a gap year with Global Citizen Year. Winson created opportunities with MiddCORE and Thinking
Thursday, 15 January 2015 / Published in Gap Year Information
Winson Law First Generation College Student
This is a guest post by Winson Law, a Junior at Middlebury College. As a first-generation college student, Winson participated in college access programming with Rainier Scholars, enrichment with the School for Ethics in Global Leadership and One World Now, and a gap year with Global Citizen Year. Winson created opportunities with MiddCORE and Thinking
Thursday, 15 January 2015 / Published in Gap Year Information
Winson Law First Generation College Student
This is a guest post by Winson Law, a Junior at Middlebury College. As a first-generation college student, Winson participated in college access programming with Rainier Scholars, enrichment with the School for Ethics in Global Leadership and One World Now, and a gap year with Global Citizen Year. Winson created opportunities with MiddCORE and Thinking
Thursday, 08 May 2014 / Published in Gap Year Information
Emma Rockenbeck in India on Global Gap Year
We’re often asked how TBB is different from the other gap year programs available to students. So, here it is: We’re searchers. As students and Program Leaders, we live and work with local experts in communities around the world, seeking understanding of critical global issues and a vision for meaningful solutions to these problems. What does
Thursday, 10 April 2014 / Published in Gap Year Advice
This is a guest blog post from Amanda Payne, a former TBB Program Leader. She led the Global Gap Year program for 2 years and has now joined our US staff as our Program Manager. I struggled in college to find my way — mostly alone, scared, and lost. It’s sad to think that when I graduated
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