gap year


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gap year

n.
A year taken off from a person's education, especially between high school and college, often to travel or gain practical experience.

gap year

n
(Education) Brit a year's break taken by a student between leaving school and starting further education
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Summary: The gap year has become a popular phenomenon over the years.
In some ways, readers, the first article I wrote as part of this gap year installment was a little premature.
The Society's Gap Year Planning Toolkit can help you plan your trip and make sure you have the best experience possible.
Middleton traveled to two countries during her (https://www.goabroad.com/articles/study-abroad/prince-william-and-kate-middleton-gap-year-programs-abroad) gap year .
TAKING a gap year before going to university can improve final grades and job prospects, according to academics - although students thinking of taking a year out between A-levels and starting a degree course should plan it carefully.
However, this year was unique as universities attended for the first time, alongside the employers, gap year organisations and apprenticeships who attend year on year.
Diplomas would be given to students accepted into a so-called "Gap Year" program.
My youngest son wants to take a gap year but we don't have the money to fund him.
Details: gllm.ac.uk SUZIE SLANEY: A gap year is great, but not in-between college and university, only on completion of studies.
WITH four A grades under his belt Kristian Hallett from Ystrad Mynach is now thinking of taking a gap year - or even another A-level - before heading to study at Oxford next year.
The 18-year-old American student killed by a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Thursday has been identified as Ezra Schwartz, a Sharon, Massachusetts, native who was on a gap year in Israel.
TYNESIDE'S gap year students are prepared to rack up the air miles after completing their A-levels and college courses.