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4 Benefits of Taking a Gap Year for Students

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4 Benefits of Taking a Gap Year for Students

Does your high school student need more life experiences before college? Learn how a gap year may be able to help.

A gap year is a year of self discovery, usually taken between high school and college, that is designed to give a student a chance to pursue a series of life experiences.  It can take place over several months or a year and usually involves a combination of volunteering, working/interning, and studying in the US or abroad. The two main reasons ...

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Strategic Volunteerism for High School and College Students

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Strategic Volunteerism for High School and College Students

Four Good Reasons You Should Start Volunteering

1. Volunteering can help you explore a college major.
Sometimes a volunteer experience can lead you to something you never thought. When volunteering for career exploration select assignments that place you in the type of setting you want to learn about and let you work side by side with a professional you can observe and who can answer questions about their career.
2. Volunteering offers incredible networking opportunities.
In my volunteering experiences I have met ...

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