Gap Year

Learner excited for gap year program
By Rory Cunningham ’18 THE ROUNDUP Henry Learner ’18 is planning to wave goodbye to his friends next year as they all go off to college without him. Instead of going to college, Learner is planning to take a gap year. A gap year is when a student takes a year off the education system to pursue a passion of theirs that they otherwise could not have pursued. Learner plans…
Post-high school gap year should be embraced by students, colleges
By Austin Norville THE ROUNDUP For many, the time after graduation marks a transition into college life and the start of new independence. But for some the time is disorienting and a gap year could prove beneficial. In the United States the idea of taking a gap year between high school and college is unpopular and is often looked down upon by classmates and parents. However, in a changing society…