A gap year is typically an academic year
taken by a student as a break between school and university or college
And while many students including Malia
Obama may choose to take a gap year, the reasons are often varying. Here are a
few reasons why students may choose to take a gap year.
Sometimes students leaving High
school are unsure of the next step to take and might need some free time to
think about their next step.
In countries or situations
where financial aid is not available, some students may be unable to fun their
further education and may need time to get financial aids to do so
Some students may find that the
current educational facilities available to them are inadequate and may need
time to find better alternatives.
Some students may also fail to
meet admission quota and may need to redo their exams
Sometimes severe injury or
pregnancy or other health complications may force students to seek a gap year.
Whatever the reason for students choosing a
gay year, it is very important that such a crucial part of youth isn’t waited,
so how can students make meaningful use of their gap year in 2018.
1. Art Noise Travel Residency: In
2018, Art Noise is offering a travel residency program for Visual artists,
designers and Art Theorist students across all levels who want to travel and create for a period of 3 months.
Learn More: http://artnoiseng.com/art-noise-residency-travel-program/
Internship: Students who have a
gap year may also take the opportunity to intern in various companies across
Learn More: http://Internship.com/
3. NGO: Students who have a gap
year may also use the period to volunteer in various organizations across the
Learn more: http://unv.org/
Independent Courses: Students
with a gap year may also choose to take various independent online courses
which might turn out useful to their careers in the long run.
Travel: There are many
educational travel opportunities students who have a gap year can find very
useful to gain meaningful experience.
With that, enjoy your gap