Book Title: The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things to Do Between High School and College
Author: Kristin M. White
- Gap to Great: A Parent's Guide to the Gap Year
- Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs
- The Gap-Year Advantage: Helping Your Child Benefit from Time Off Before or During College
- The Big Trip: Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years and Overseas Adventures (Lonely Planet)
- College Can Wait!: The reluctant student’s guide to gap years, resume-building, travel, internships, and figuring out what you really want
- Planning Your Gap Year: Hundreds of Opportunities for Employment, Study, Volunteer Work and Independent Travel
- The Gap-Year Guidebook 2017
- Now What?: How a Gap Year of International Internships Prepared Me for College, Career, and Life
- Gap Year, American Style: Journeys Toward Learning, Serving, and Self-Discovery
- Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges
This is the go-to book for anyone considering a year to re-charge, to follow a passion, to become immersed in another culture, or to find their love of learning again. It includes everything a student, parent, or guidance counselor would want to know about the gap year; including what a gap year is, what it is not, and why it can have a positive impact on a young life.
* Readers can find out what college admissions deans think of the gap year, and how it is becoming an important part of the educational process at top tier universities.
*Economically, the gap year can make a lot of sense in a recession, and this useful guide gives information on free programs, financial aid, and tax savings.
*The book has a comprehensive guide to 200 of the world's best gap year programs.
*Students will find self-quizzes and helpful criteria to help them decide whether to take a gap year, and if so what kind of program. This guide helps them evaluate their interests and plan and fund their gap year; whether it means spending a year on a sailing vessel, coaching sports and teaching in an impoverished area, or following a passion in the arts or academics.