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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, 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
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