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All About Kaplan Test Prep's Boost Year Program

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If you're leaning toward taking a gap year, you may be weighing your options on how you should spend your time. Could a "Boost Year" be right for you? read more

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

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Freelance Writer

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

How can parents cope with a child who doesn't want to go to college?

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Tell the student that she can take one year to work at something productive and to begin to pay her own bills, including her rent to you, car insurance, dry cleaning, etc. read more

Your Goals, Your Life, Your Gap Year

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Vice Presidents, The Center for Interim Programs

A gap year is a chance to explore the world while considering "Who am I?" and "What do I want to do with my life?" Learn more about gap year programs here! read more