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3 Easy Steps to Plan the Perfect Gap Year

3 Easy Steps to Plan the Perfect Gap Year

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Planning a successful and structured gap year should be done with purpose and intent. There are many things to consider in advance. Here are a few simple steps to help you get started on your gap year journey. Step 1: Consider the Following Questions • What needs to happen to make college a reality after […]

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The Gap Year Advantage

The Gap Year Advantage

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your Gap Year Journey Toward Learning, Serving, and Self-Discovery By Karl Haigler and Rae Nelson Taking a gap year is a growing trend in the United States. Although there is no formal data on how many young people are taking a structured break before or during college, the rising number of gap year programs, gap […]

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Help Young People to Inspire Change in 2014

Help Young People to Inspire Change in 2014

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The New Year is a chance to look ahead and resolve to do better in the future. At Raleigh International we will be focusing on the potential of young people in 2014 – young people who have the energy and determination to make things happen and inspire change, especially when it comes to helping others. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About a Gap Year

Everything You Need to Know About a Gap Year

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

What is a Gap Year? In its most basic form a gap year is a year taken off from traditional schooling between high school graduation and the beginning of freshman year of college. While many parents fear that a gap year will be frowned upon, guidance counselors and school administrators have begun to see the […]

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Teaching Abroad On Your Gap Year: An Introduction

Teaching Abroad On Your Gap Year: An Introduction

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

So you have decided that you want to give back during your gap year and volunteer. Unless you have a particular skill, many volunteer schemes involve teaching English. Some programs have volunteers work in schools alongside local teachers while others coach adult learners or out-of-school youth. At first consideration, teaching abroad may seem like a […]

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8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Gap Year

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Gap Year

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the new school year approaches, you may find yourself as one of the growing number of students who have chosen to defer their college admission in favor of a gap year. This is an incredibly exciting time, but you may also feel a little anxious about the adventures that await you. Here are some […]

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