Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs

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With some of the most prestigious universities in America urging students to defer admissions so they can experience the world, the idea of the gap year has taken hold in America. Since its development in Britain nearly fifty years ago, taking time off between secondary school and college has allowed students the opportunity to travel, develop crucial life skills, and grow up, all while doing volunteer work in much-needed parts of the developing world. Until now, there has been no systematic study of how the gap year ...

Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs 2013, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9781421410364

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