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, 27 May 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
Meet Tess!  Tess is an alumna of our Global Gap Year class of 2018! After TBB, she want on to Tulane University to major in Political Economy and Environmental Studies. How has your gap experience influenced/contributed to your academic and professional goals? My gap year experience helped me better solidify my values and goals. Entering
Sunday, 26 May 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
By Zach, GGY 2019.  See the full blog at One of the most difficult concepts for me to grasp since I began studying Buddhism more deeply is the idea of non-self. During the time of the Buddha, one of the major religious ideas making the rounds was the idea on an eternal Self, and
Sunday, 19 May 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
By Zach, GGY 2019.  See the full blog at In Buddhism, there exists a concept named the Middle Path. What this essentially means is that each one of us is meant to walk life in the center, without retreating to any extremes materially, physically, mentally, and emotionally. This idea originated after Siddartha Guatama (later
Sunday, 12 May 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
By Francisco, GGY 2019.  See the full blog at My initial intention for this project was to explore lightly multiple aspects of Buddhism, but the Eightfold Path (EP) drew my attention far too much to just take a glance at the icing, I wanted as much of the cake as I could get. In
Monday, 06 May 2019 / Published in Uncategorized
By Molly, GGY 2019.  See the full blog at   We spend so much of our lives being distracted with constant and random thoughts and emotions. Most of us are not usually paying attention to what we are doing or saying at any given moment. How often do you mindlessly eat a whole meal
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
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