Long popular in Europe, the concept of a gap year is only recently catching on in the US. But with this new-to-us concept come questions, fears, and a lot of confusion. We turned to our friends at Global Citizen Year to learn the basics of just what makes a gap year a gap year, plus a starter’s guide to planning ahead in case students want to spend time abroad before starting college.
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