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Are gap years ok to take?

My goal is to go to medical school and become a physician. However, I feel that if I have a little more time, I can get more clinical experience and be a more competitive applicant. Are gap years looked down upon by medical schools? #medicine...



Active Mar 16 at 19:37

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Posted by Rachel J.

Is it smart to take a gap year to work and apply for better schools next year?

I missed out on a lot of deadlines because I didn't want to go to a prestigious school, but now I'm reconsidering. If I take a gap year, can I apply next fall? How much more difficult will that be? #college...



Active Jan 20 at 03:03

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Posted by Bella D.

How do you take a GAP year?


Active Jan 16 at 13:26

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Posted by Haddy J.

If I take a year off of school, How will it effect my chances of getting into a college or university.

Most adults look down on taking "leap years" but I believe that it may be a good idea for some people....



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:17

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Posted by Taleya L.
Edward Buck, CISSP | Manager, Security Sales Engineering - Strategic Accounts at ... I expect that if you have the SAT scores you should ...

How does a GAP year after high school affect my career?

Due to me moving countries, after high school, I was unable to enroll and start at a university. #college...



Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Alisha S.
Peter Winkle | Director Global Marketing and Sales Strategy DELL Hi Alisha - this is a question i get quite often. ...

Does it affect my job prospects if I take a gap year before college?

I'm wondering whether it would be a bad thing for my career if I took a gap year between high school and college. I'm interested in working in medicine, but I'm not sure if that will be as a doctor or as a researcher. But I'd like to go internationally at some point, and deferring my college...

#gap-year #college #healthcare


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by Joan C.
Han Zhu | Product Strategy at LinkedIn No, it won't affect your job prospects at all, especially if ...

How does an individual go about taking a gap year before an Ivy League law school?

How does an individual go about taking a gap year before an Ivy League law school? Do you wait until the end of senior year then apply? Or wait until the gap year has finished? #law #law-school #ivy-league...



Active Dec 07 '17 at 03:15

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Posted by Shelly K.
Eliza Hall | Counsel at Potomac Law Group, PLLC Most law schools' application windows close in February-March of the year ...

Post College Plans

In three years I will have a bachelors degree and I am interested in pursuing a Masters at graduate school. Many people are advising me to take a year or more off in between. However, I am worried that if I do so I will not have the drive to go back to school. I would like to see Europe and...

#masters #gap-year #graduate-school #travel


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Danica F.
Katie Diffley | EMEA Online Programme & Planning Manager at Dell Seeing the world is never a negative. I have a background ...

Is it better to take a gap year before or after college for an international program?

I am a high school senior interested in international health care. I would love to take a gap year and travel to help in a developing nation. However, I am not sure if such experience is better after gaining more knowledge with my undergrad or now, fresh out of high school. The program is...

#international #gap-year #college #healthcare


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by Laetitia Tiani V.
Brett Sun | Software Engineering Intern at LinkedIn Abso-effing-lutely. That's it. Don't even hesitate, Just Do It(TM). If you're ...

Gap Years: Are they worth the hype?

The New York Times discussed Malia Obama's contribution to a 'growing and expensive' gap year trend. Is a gap year a good decision for students who want to learn what life has to offer or is it just a waste of time? Taking into account that a student would do some type of volunteering or...

#work-life-balance #gap-year #college-applications #volunteering #travel #college


Active Nov 10 '17 at 13:20

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Posted by elissa G.
bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Elissa: What a neat question -- the "Gap Year" is ...

If I am unsure of which job field I'm going into, how do I know whether I should go to college? Should I take a gap year?

I am very much considering taking a gap year, however some people around me seem to discourage it. I know I do not want to go into college if I go into a field where it is unnecessary, such as filming, which I am considering. Any suggestions? #college #career #career-choice #careers #gap-year...



Active Sep 27 '17 at 10:01

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Posted by Mary R.
Cristel de Rouvray | Consultant, Organizational Intelligence Hi Taking the time to find your interests and narrow down ...

What are the advantages of taking a gap-year?

I am intrigued in what people have to say for this because I have thought about taking a year off before I enter college. I am interested in having a career in the medical field, but am also interested in film-making. I was thinking I could either do some volunteer work during this time or...

#gap-year #high-school #advice #college #film-making #medical


Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Posted by Alexis F.
Jared Chung | Founder at Hi Alexis. I think your question has already been asked... ...

How can you know if it's the right decision to take a gap year before college?

I have been considering taking a gap year before I start college, however, at the same time I feel ready to begin college life. I researched and talk to others but didn't really receive any great advice. How can you make this decision? #travel #maturity #hardchoice #college #college-advice...



Active Dec 01 '17 at 12:48

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Posted by Sarah M.
Nicole S. | Multilingual Technical Analyst that develops projects to streamline ... If you're torn between a gap year and starting college, you ...

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