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EF Gap Year alumni

Connect one-on-one with past program participants about their experiences abroad and learn how their adventures overseas facilitated their path forward. Ask questions, raise concerns, and gain first-hand perspective about our programs.

Helen A.

Gap Year, 2018โ€“2019
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Language & Culture in Rome
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Service & Sustainability in Thailand
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Business & Internship in Milan

Hi! During my gap year, I was in Rome for the language module, Thailand for service learning, and Milan for my internship in fashion marketing. I am currently a rising senior at the University of North Carolina studying Global Studies and Art History. I am passionate about travel (obviously), the outdoors, and the arts. Excited to speak with you!

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Graydon B.

Gap Semester, Spring 2019
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Language & Culture in Madrid
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Business & Internship in Dublin

Hello! During my Gap program, I studied Spanish language and culture in Madrid and interned at a volunteer organization in Dublin called Volunteer Ireland. I am currently majoring in Media and Screen Studies at Northeastern University.

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Samantha D.

Gap Year, 2018โ€“2019
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Language & Culture in Paris
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Service & Sustainability in Costa Rica
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Business & Internship in Sydney

Hey there! I travelled to Paris for my language module, Costa Rica for service learning, and Sydney for my internship. Iโ€™m currently loving life in Brooklyn, New York, studying journalism and non-fiction travel writing. My passions include environmental sustainability, activism within my community, and exploring the outdoors. Canโ€™t wait to connect!

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Allison L.

Costa Rica Immersion, 2021
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Language & Culture in Costa Rica
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Service & Sustainability in Costa Rica

Hi! My short-term program included language and service learning in beautiful Costa Rica; I then added on language in Mรกlaga, Spain. I’m currently a rising sophomore at The Ohio State University studying Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS) and Architecture. My passions include sustainable development, travel, and the outdoors. I can’t wait to chat with you!

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