More Students Take Year Off to Travel, Study and Volunteer; Top Reason Cited Is High School Burnout
Meet several teens who chose to take a gap year after high school this past year before enrolling g in college in this Wall Street Journal article. Monika, from Colorado is trying to bring solar power to a remote village in India. Ben from Illinois spent time in a wilderness program in Nepal, while Cassey, also from Illinois, studied French and history, traveling and doing commuity service in Europe and Africa.
Learn more about their experiences and about the value of a gap year from many perspectives.the original article from Wall Street Journal Classroom, written by Sue Shellenbarger