gap year articles and news

We always keep our eyes and ears open for others who believe in the power of gap years.  Here is a small sample of other people who support gap years.
Other News Sources and Interesting Reads​

MSNBC - "Should your child have a 'gap year' before college?"


Student Awards - "Gap Years, Thinking Outside the Box"


Adult Children Living at Home

Canadian Newspaper and Magazine Articles

There has been a surge of articles published by trusted Canadian media sources.  Here is a sampling of what is being said.

Globe and Mail - "Gap year gains traction in Canada"


Macleans - "Students, mind the gap (year)"


Vancouver Observer - "North Amercians Catching onto Gap Year Trend"


Globe and Mail - "Why your kids shouldn't go to school in the fall"


Verge Magazine - "Gap Year Guide Book"

What are Schools, Colleges, and Universities saying?

Please check out the articles below that we have found from educational institutions who support gap years.


Harvard University - "Should I take Time off?"


Princeton University - "Creation of international 'bridge year' program"


University of Toronto - "Should you take a gap year?"


McGill University - "Gap Year - Taking a year off"


Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario - "Gap Year for Students"


University of Regina - "UR Gap Year"


Algonquin College - "Global Studies - Gap Year Program"


Brock University - "Global Transitions"

LB, Gapper Parent

Just have a quick look at the internet; there seem to be a million opportunities for young people, but sorting through all the prospects is daunting. Besides the pure volume of information, there is always the concern that what you are looking at may not be quite as it seems. “mygapyear acts as a resource to work through all the possibilities much more efficiently.  They bring focus and credibility to what is available.”