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.

Friday, 19 June 2015 / Published in Alumni Spotlight
In this interview, Asha Knish, a 2014 Global Gap Year and Shattuck – St. Mary’s School alumna, discusses why grappling with a traditional education structure revealed a turning point in her personal and college career, and the role her gap year played. What’s it been like since you got into college since your gap year?
Friday, 12 June 2015 / Published in Alumni Spotlight
Bre Adey Gap Year Student
Influenced by her family of accomplished photographers, Bre Adey, a 2014 Global Gap Year and Douglas S. Freeman High School alumna, talks about her natural passion for photography; how one man’s story taught her the lesson of resilience on her gap year, and the influence of mentors on her development.   Have you always had an interest
Friday, 05 June 2015 / Published in Alumni Spotlight
Gap Year Program Quality Thinking Beyond Borders
Arden Haselmann, a 2012 Global Gap Year and School of the Future alumna, is studying Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at Wheaton College. In this interview, she discusses finding herself through her experiences and learning on her gap year, and the critical ways she is investing in her future. Since your gap year, how often do you
Saturday, 23 May 2015 / Published in Alumni Spotlight
Claire Mai, a 2012 Global Gap Year and Stratford High School, is a student at Washington University in St. Louis. In this interview, she discusses how her gap year pulled her out of her comfort zone, and how she is using the same methods to impact other freshmen in college.   What significant event shaped
Friday, 22 May 2015 / Published in Alumni Spotlight
Lizzie Miller, a 2012 Global Gap Year and La Canada High School alumna, is a student of the University of Southern California, where she is studying Medical Anthropology. In this interview she discusses not getting into colleges of her choice, why it turned out to be a positive thing, and the role her gap year played. 
Teddy Rounds, a 2011 South America Gap Semester and Brookline High School alumnus, is in his finals at University of Southern California, where he is studying International Relations with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship. In this interview he shares why his gap year is still relevant in his final year in college and his plans after
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