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.

Sunday, 28 April 2019 / Published in Media Projects
By Molly F, GGY 2019 Buddhism has always been a word in my vocabulary, but after the past few weeks of really diving into the deep wisdom of this way of life, I finally have strengthened my knowledge and relationship to this beautiful religion. All of the information below that is sourced outside myself is
Thursday, 25 April 2019 / Published in Media Projects
In every core country throughout the Global Gap Year program, students conduct interviews and research to learn more about a topic of interest to them.  They then compile this into a media project which is shown to their fellow gappers, Program Leaders, and host families at the end of their stay in that country.  Over
Monday, 15 April 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
A powerful blog post from Kacie, an alumna of our Latin America Gap Fall Semester 2018. Follow her blog at Making tortillas is not going to the store, buying a plastic wrapped pack, and warming them up on the stove. Making tortillas is hundreds of years of history and culture. It is the crop
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
The Thinking Beyond Borders curriculum is part academic and part self-exploratory. One of the main themes of our ‘Who Am I’ seminar series is vulnerability. Why is vulnerability so hard to practice at times? What are the benefits of expressing vulnerability? How can you work to be more vulnerable with those you trust? This blog
Monday, 29 October 2018 / Published in Equality & Inclusion
At Thinking Beyond Borders, we recognize the value of diversity on our gap year programs, in student backgrounds, perspectives, socio-economic status, race, and sexual orientation, among others. We strive, through our student recruitment, marketing efforts, and partnerships to foster and facilitate this important diversity across programs, and invite our community to join us in understanding
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 / Published in 2-Second Videos: Global Gap Year
Global Gap Year 2 Second Video East 2016
Check out this 2-Second Video from the 2016 East class of the Global Gap Year! Made by the students, it shows the day to day adventures, learning, fun, and growth that they program provides. Enjoy!