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

Monday, 23 September 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
Meet James, an alumni of our Latin America Spring Gap Semester 2018!  James is now attending the University of Richmond, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish and Economics. How has your gap experience influenced/contributed to your academic and professional goals? My gap experience taught me that I should strive to be my
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
What roles have you taken on at TBB? What is your current position? I am currently the Director of Programs. Previously, I was a Program Leader for Latin America Semester Programs in 2017 and the Global Gap Year in 2018. What initially drew you to work for TBB? During the spring of 2017, I was
Thursday, 12 September 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
Meet Clara, an alumna of our Latin America Spring Gap Semester 2019!  After her semester with Thinking Beyond Borders, Clara is attending the University in Weimar, Germany, this fall and planning to get her degree in urbanism.  Continue reading for her full interview. If you’d like to speak with an alumni of our programs, reach
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
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