Living abroad: life changing AND a nice resume liner

jumper.jpg“Young people who study abroad for a year often come back with a newfound passion for social change, a fresh worldview and even different career interests.” So begins Seth Green’s article, “The Gap Year: Passion for Social Change.” Top universities, he reports, are encouraging students to spend a year abroad before matriculating. “Harvard encourages students to take a ‘gap year’ between high school and college and travel the world. Princeton will soon even be offering financial aid to students who want to participate in a year of global service before coming to college.”

I say do one gap year before college, one or two after you graduate, then see if you don’t get addicted. (thanks L-Boogie)

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