May 27, 2020

Can You Combine College AND a Gap Year?

The gap year has become a hot topic among college admissions advisors this spring. But what if you could choose a college and a gap year experience during this admissions cycle or the next?  Verto Education offers this opportunity to 500 freshmen. Those chosen for this experience spend their first […]
April 22, 2020

Five Questions About The Gap Year In COVID-19 Times

A gap year is becoming a popular option for graduating high school seniors to explore in COVID-19 times. Oft-considered an alternative to the conventional first-year college experience, the possibility of taking a gap year is being weighed against the possibility that colleges will not be able to welcome students to […]
December 2, 2015

The Gap Year: The Best Way to Step Into College Might Be to Step Out for a Short While

While it is common and popular for high school seniors to begin a journey to college. many would be better off taking a detour through a gap year. A gap year, according to the Princeton (NJ)-based Center for Interim Programs, is a  focused, finite period of time in which an individual […]