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Do Colleges Care if You Show Up? Not Right Way

January 29, 2016

In the 80’s and 90’s, colleges were not enthused about the gap year concept. As data started to..

I Took a Gap Year and Now...Everything is Just Working Out!

January 15, 2016

I took a gap year. I went back to school. I dropped out of school. And now I’m here, six months..

Meet Jordan Boyd: UnCollege Fellow Turned Marketing Director

December 8, 2015

Just a few years ago, Jordan Boyd was in a state of sure uncertainty. With a new school year..

How to Set Up a Happy and Productive Gap Year

November 23, 2015

So you want to take a gap year, and you have lots of ideas for what it could look like. Perhaps..

6 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Taking a Gap Year

November 11, 2015

When I decided that I was going to take a gap year, I spent endless hour planning (read:..

Why Top Universities Want Students To Take a Gap Year

October 19, 2015

When I told people I was taking a gap year, they were surprised. But they were often even more..

10 Reasons to Take a Gap Year After High School

September 23, 2015

Here in the United States, taking a gap year isn’t a very popular idea despite the research that..

Meet Fashion Blogger, Feminist and Former Gap Year Fellow Taylor Fogarty

August 27, 2015

Taylor Fogarty was a fellow during UnCollege’s Winter 2014 Gap Year, a year-long program which..

Anmol Agrawal: Blazing a Trail to a Dream Career

July 29, 2015

When people ask me who can benefit from the UnCollege Gap Year program, I give them one simple..


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