This past year, more than ever, has seen a rise in the popularity of taking a gap year. In fact, some schools even encourage gap years, to ensure students are prepared to enter their college years. In fact, a report in the New York Times states that students who take a gap year tend to be more successful than students who don’t.
However, every university approaches a gap year differently. When considering a gap year, there are specific questions you need to ask your prospective college, or specific components to consider that may alter your college list if you are thinking of this very early in the process.
Learn how to approach taking a gap year with your intended college, and also how to maximize the experience in our article on CollegeXpress.