Gap Year Concept Gaining Popularity for Students Here

Image Credit: American Gap Assocation
Image Credit: American Gap Assocation
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For many high school seniors, those able to pursue higher education, the fall will bring a whole new environment as they populate the campuses of colleges and universities and take the first real steps toward a career.  But thousands of students--and the number is growing-- will hit the pause button on their academic pursuits and take what is known as a gap year.

  • Kari Semel,  DePaul University Student  
  • Joseph O'Shea, Ph.D., Author, "Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs"  
  • Lee Friedman, CEO,  College Now Greater Cleveland  
  • Ethan Knight, Executive Director, American Gap Association  
  • Phillip Robinson, Executive Director, City Year Cleveland  

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