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Meet Our Gap Year Advisors

EF Gap Year staff
  • Publish Date:December 7th, 2021

Your Gap Year Advisor works full-time to support you before, during, and after your EF Gap experience.

What is your Gap Year Advisor's goal?

Ensuring your EF Gap Year program is a success by providing you with individual support and a flawless experience every step of the way; This includes helping you to establish personal goals, mentor you to achieve them, and maximize your well-being.

What is your Gap Year Advisor's goal?
  • Help you set goals prior to departure, chart your progress throughout the program experience, and measure your learning outcomes at Wrap-Up.

  • Check in with you one-on-one at key times throughout the experience, especially as you transition to more independent learning modules such as Language & Culture and Business & Internship.

  • Serve as your primary contact for answering questions, navigating unexpected challenges, and resolving any conflicts on program.

  • Collaborate with local ground staff abroad, if necessary, to resolve any unexpected operational issues.

  • Identify and mediate gradual change blindness that occurs when students travel.

How can you get in touch with your Gap Year Advisor?

Your Gap Year Advisor will share their email and phone number with you, so they're always just an email, call, or text away.

EF Gap Year staff on a hike

Gap Year Advisor Natalie on a three-day trek in New Zealand

EF Gap Year staff on a raft

Gap Year Advisor Mary whitewater rafting on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe

EF Gap Year staff poses in China

Sarah, one of our Gap Year Advisors, on a personal trip to China

EF Gap Year staff posing with a viking ship

Gap Year Advisor Elizabeth will sail to the ends of the earth for her students!

EF Gap Year staff with mountains

Student Life Coordinator Evan on a hike in the Swiss Alps

EF Gap Year staff making pasta

Mae, one of our Gap Year Advisors, making pasta in Rome

EF Gap Year staff smiles

Gap Year Advisor Dexter enjoying getting lost in Prague

EF Gap Year student in front of Lourve in Paris

Gap Year Advisor Brett visiting the Louvre in Paris

EF Gap Year staff in London

Kasia, one of our Gap Year Advisors, visiting the Palace of Westminster in London

EF Gap Year staff

Gap Year Advisor Juan in Cusco, Peru before hiking Rainbow Mountain

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