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. To hear directly from our gap year students, check out our current student blogs page.

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
What roles have you taken on at TBB? What is your current position? I first joined Thinking Beyond Borders in August 2017 as a Program Leader for the Latin America Gap Semester program.  That year I led both the fall and spring semester trips. The following year I returned to lead the longer Global Gap
Thursday, 29 August 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
  Written by Kacie, an alumna of our Latin America Gap Semester Fall 2018.  Find her full blog here.  Thanks for sharing with us, Kacie! “This year was full of major turns in my life – I traveled to Ireland, turned 18, went to Thailand, decided to take a gap year, graduated high school, lived
Thursday, 22 August 2019 / Published in Global Gap Year Alumni Interviews, Uncategorized
Zach Shapiro is an alumni of our Global Gap Year 18/19 and is attending Ohio State University this Fall. Thanks for sharing your experience, Zach! As I prepare to move in to my freshman year dorm at Ohio State University next week, I have been feeling so many emotions. Excitement, anticipation, and a dash of
Sunday, 18 August 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
Meet Emma, an alumna of our Latin America Gap Semester 2016.  Emma went on to attend the University of Colorado as an Environmental Studies major.  Keep reading for her full interview!   How has your gap experience influenced/contributed to your academic and professional goals? The more time that has passed since my gap year the
Sunday, 11 August 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
  Meet Olivia, an alumna of our Global Gap Year 2014 cohort! After her year abroad with Thinking Beyond Borders, she went on to attend Colorado College and now has a thriving career with Venture Capital!  Olivia was even featured in an article by Green Alpha Advisors for her time with Thinking Beyond Borders and
Sunday, 04 August 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
Meet Annika, an alumna of our Latin America Fall Gap Semester 2018!  After her semester with Thinking Beyond Borders, Annika continued traveling for the second half of her gap year.  Next year she will be attending Williams College and she is still undecided about her major (no rush, Annika!).  Continue reading for her full interview.  If
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