While delaying college might seem like a detrimental idea to some, a few colleges have actually begun to recognize the importance of allowing prospective students to spend a year enriching themselves in ways other than traditional academia. Princeton, Tufts, and Oberlin are starting to offer scholarships and even financial aid for students to take a gap year before enrolling full-time.
If you’re not quite ready to begin your college career and want to spend your time in a productive way that will make you stand out from your peers, a gap year may be the right choice for you.
With some planning, a gap year can help set you up for success in your future career. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your gap year. Continue reading