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Manna Kanuga: Grounding Herself in Adventure

June 22, 2017

It takes guts to get outside your comfort zone, travel to a foreign country, conquer your..

Vita Benes: Taking the Road Less Traveled

June 14, 2017

Vita is from a small village outside Prague. He was a straight-A student who lists writing,..

Shrushti: My Gap Year Was a Way to Step Into the Water of Real Life

April 17, 2017

What happens when you take not one, but two, gap years?

“Declining my acceptance to college was the best decision I have made so far.”

April 4, 2017

Crafting your own education requires creativity, commitment, and vision. So, it makes sense that..

I want to drop out of college, should I do it?

March 17, 2017

In the past, questions about college were condensed to a few staples: What should I major in?..

Why Take A Gap Year?

March 6, 2017

Research tells us that not only are gap years growing in popularity, they are beneficial across..

Should Achievement Be the Point of Education?

December 26, 2016

In a changing culture of education and work, more students are questioning what it means to be..


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