Gap Year:  Life Setback or Boost?

You get your letter of admission and open it, Congratulations you got into your dream school! This is what you’ve wanted all your life and you should be proud of your achievement.

In this post we will cover exactly what a gap year is, and whether or not it’s for you. Ready? Let’s dive right in.

What is a Gap Year?

This means that your graduating year will be one year later than you had previously intended. Some schools may offer you the option to take a gap year and still have your spot reserved.

- You have more time to figure out what you want to do in life. - You can earn some money to help with tuition or just for the future.

What Are the Benefits of Gap Year?

– You can spend more time with your family before you officially start your “adult life”. – A gap year gives you time to travel (pretend COVID doesn’t exist for a sec). – You will be more mature after your gap year and will go into college with a different set of eyes. – It makes sense financially.

Like everything, there’s a positive and negative side to taking a gap year. Here are a few things that might hold you back: – Not being able to take classes with your friends (if you end up at the same school) – There’s potential to waste a lot of time if you don’t have set things to do (will talk about this a bit later) – People might not understand your decision – If you travel, it might be costly

What Are the Drawbacks?

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