Tag: gap year

The New Gap Year: What to Do After College When You're Not Ready for the Real World

Freelance Writer

If you're not ready for the "real world" just yet, there are a lot of things you can do after graduating college to prepare you for the next step. Here are a few ways to transition between school and the world of nine-to-five. read more

Top Travel Experiences for Your Semester Abroad

Travel Writer

Many college students lose track of things to do and how to make the most of their time abroad. Be sure you fit in these six experiences! read more

Your Goals, Your Life, Your Gap Year

Vice Presidents, The Center for Interim Programs

What is a "gap year"? Fundamentally, it's a rite of passage into adulthood, a chance to explore the world while considering "Who am I?" "What's important to me?" and "What do I want to do with my life?" read more

Should I take time off before graduate school?


Getting into graduate school is not easy, but paying for it can be even more of a challenge. Because graduate school is so expensive, you should have some idea of what you hope to gain from the investment of time and money you're making. read more

Should I wait a year before college so I can receive in-state tuition?


You need to check with the state in which you want in-state tuition to see what the rules are. For instance, some states require that you graduate from a high school in that state. read more