Gap Year Blog

Student stories from the road and gap year advice

Poke around to find inspiration or search for a specific destination, module, or piece of advice.

The Key to Applying to College After a Gap Year
Written by Mollie Welch

If your plan post-gap year is to continue on to college, then you’ll need to find time to get those applications in. You can apply…

Continue Reading
Should I Take A Gap Year?
Written by Mollie Welch

A gap year is a leap of faith. Will it be the best year or your life? Do the pros outweigh the cons? For many high…

Continue Reading
Gap Year Ideas for Every Type of Person
Written by Mollie Welch

There are so many incredible ways to spend your gap year, semester, or summer. In order to get a well-rounded, culturally rich education, you need…

Continue Reading
Taking a Gap Year Before Grad School
Written by Mollie Welch

The ultimate question: should you go straight to graduate school or take some time to figure out what you want? For people who have been…

Continue Reading
Here’s What To Do in a Gap Year
Written by Mollie Welch

If you’re thinking about taking a gap year after high school or during college, it can be daunting to figure out what kinds of activities would merit…

Continue Reading
Taking A Gap Year? Here’s What You Need to Know
Written by Mollie Welch

Senior year of high school can be intense. Mounting extra-curriculars, academic milestones, and college applications take up tons of time. The busyness of senior year…

Continue Reading
Is a Gap Year a Good Idea?
Written by Mollie Welch

The decision to take a gap year, semester, or summer before or during college can be a big one, so it’s important to figure out if…

Continue Reading
How to Take a Gap Year After High School
Written by Mollie Welch

Taking a gap year after high school can help you maximize your college experience. The second half of high school tends to be laser-focused on…

Continue Reading
Gap Year Alumni Interview: Rebekah Lamb
Written by EF Gap Year

We sat down with Rebekah Lamb, EF Gap Semester Fall '18, to hear all about her gap year experience. On her EF Gap Semester, Rebekah…

Continue Reading
1 2 3 4
Page 2 of 4

Interested in traveling with us?

Your journey begins here.

Get startedGet started