In the face of big life decisions ahead, the most precious resource we have is time: time to grow, explore, and figure out what we’re really working towards before taking on our futures.
EF Gap Year programs are designed to put you in the driver's seat as you expand your horizons, discover your interests, and gain new confidence, all while making lifelong friendships along the way.
"My gap year took me out of my comfort zone so many times—and my life is better because of it."
Annabel H., EF Gap Year 19'
"My gap semester made me a more confident person."
David A., EF Gap Semester Fall 19'
"I am immensely grateful for the travel, service, and educational opportunities that EF has provided for me."
Hannah S., EF Gap Semester Spring 19'
Complete this 2-minute quiz to learn why EF Gap Year programs are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pause, get inspired, and prepare for your future. College will always be there, this moment will not.
For U.S. students 18–22.