How to Fund a Gap Year Abroad

How to Fund a Gap Year Abroad

I like to think that I’ve mastered the art of the gap year. I’ve had three in total and found ways to be completely independent without needing money from study financing or parents. My gap year habit leads most people to assume that I’m a lazy rich kid. But I assure...
6 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

6 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

Being from America, the idea of a “gap year” was rarely discussed or encouraged. I didn’t even realize I was on a gap year until someone pointed it out. I discovered gap years are much more common amongst people from Europe and Australia and I was excited to have...
My Fourth Week Interning in Bali

My Fourth Week Interning in Bali

My fourth week interning in Bali has passed at lightning speed. As always I’ve met all sorts of interesting people, made some great contacts in all types of industries, achieved some amazing things and had a fantastic time while doing it. Within weeks of arriving, I...
Why Gap Years Aren’t Just for Rich Kids

Why Gap Years Aren’t Just for Rich Kids

“Malia Obama’s ‘Gap Year’ Is Part of a Growing (and Expensive) Trend,” said Mike Mcphate of the New York Times, after it was announced that Malia Obama, daughter of Michelle and Barack, was having a gap year before she went to Harvard. Some newspapers cited costs in...