gap year


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gap year

Brit a year's break taken by a student between leaving school and starting further education
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But if Emanuel's plan succeeds in Chicago, Gap Year programs may quickly proliferate.
Some of my business students have taken a gap year and started a small business, putting their learning into practice.
Now I know that I have a place secured at Oxford I think I might take a gap year.
Instead of starting her studies this fall, as is typical of American high school graduates, Malia Obama is planning to take a gap year while her father wraps up his time in office.
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Hundreds of school and college leavers across the region will be deferring their university places and many of these will be taking a gap year trip before starting their courses in 2016.
The only gap year we knew in the Rhondda was for the poor souls who'd failed their A-levels and combined re-takes in the Tech with a part-time job in Tesco.
But the research from Post Office Travel Insurance also reveals that one in six (17 per cent) gap year travellers is not taking out insurance.
It added that the most popular type of gap year requested by school and college leavers for 2014/5 was work experience placements abroad.
It's also good to remember that if used constructively a gap year can be a great way of getting some much needed work experience to test out your chosen career, which is great to have on your CV or to simply research universities and make sure your 100 per cent sure on your university choice.
The first offers a descriptive summary of stories participants in O'Shea's qualitative study relayed to him about their gap year experiences.