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Parents Need NOT Worry About Gap Years

No one knows how many, but probably thousands of high school seniors raise the question of taking a year, before college, to do something else: travel, volunteer, explore. For many parents this instills fear. “Oh honey,” they implore, “that sounds … Continue reading

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SAT – ACT: The Dread of Standardized Testing

There is an overwhelming amount of work that needs to be completed in the college application process.  Amidst the excitement of this time, most students look at standardized tests with dread.  They consider testing and test prep to be extremely unpleasant … 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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