Global Gap Year Alumni Interviews

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
Global Gap Year Alumni Interview Johnny
Johnny, a recent graduate of TBB’s global gap year 2017, discusses his decision to take a gap year and the incredible experience he had. He felt burned out from his rigorous high school and knew he’d be going to college–so why not wait a year before going? His cousin had taken a gap year so
Global Gap Year Alumni Interview Patty
Patty discusses her Global Gap Year (2016) experience with Scott Ingram. Patty joins the call from the University of Denver, where she is currently a freshman. She decided to take a gap year during her senior year, when she discovered that learning can happen outside the classroom, with experience that a college couldn’t provide. She
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 / Published in Global Gap Year Alumni Interviews
Global Gap Year Program Erika Alumni Interview
Erika joins Scott to talk about her experience on Thinking Beyond Borders’ 2014 global gap year program. Erika is now a junior at Trinity College in Connecticut, double majoring in African History and Human Rights studies, with an Arabic minor. After TBB, Erika spent a year abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, where she began
Mattie Gap Year Alumni Interview
Mattie joins Kasha to talk about her Global Gap Year with TBB in 2014-2015. Mattie discusses how she was always the student who was prepared and ready for college–even at a very young age. She realized during her junior year in high school that she was learning for the sake of achievement instead of for
Noah Global Gap Year Alumni Interview
Noah speaks about his global gap year with Thinking Beyond Borders in 2016 with Kasha (GGY ‘11 and Alumni Fellow ‘16). Noah found TBB because he was looking for a program with a sense of purpose and direction, and loved TBB’s authentic approach to education and travel. Noah discusses the transformative work projects that his