Category Archives: Gap Year

The Big Picture on College Admissions

At this point in the fall, many high school seniors are well underway—in some fashion or another—on the college admissions process. As a group, they tend to want to push their parents to the sidelines as they gradually assume ownership … Continue reading

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Gap-Year “eye-openers” for a variety of parents

By Mark Greenstein, Founder and Lead Instructor – Ivy Bound / Rising Stars Gap year = fulfillment and success. Not a “13th floor”, but a foundation. Another anxious parent expressed to me a personal desire to see his son do … Continue reading

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GAP YEAR

When our daughter was a senior at a highly competitive boarding school, where she had been a campus leader and very strong student, she lobbed the idea of a gap year for her to us.  She sounded quite definite about … Continue reading

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GAP YEAR AND COLLEGE ADMISSION

The gap year, long popular in England, has landed and grown roots on the shores of the US.  Many students at least consider a gap year while attacking the college admission process. IESolutions promotes the gap year concept to students … Continue reading

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