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A Clever Way to Get Into Harvard

Want to get into Harvard? Consider taking a gap year. It’s not easy getting into Havard or other elite schools, but some high school seniors manage to get into their dream schools by taking the year off and pursuing other interests through a gap year program here or overseas. I wrote about gap years experiences […]

13Dec2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Experiencing a Gap Year Before College

Today I’ve invited Kristin White, an author and independent college counselor, to share with us some surprising facts about a growing phenomenon: the gap year.  Kristin wrote a new book on the subject that’s entitled, The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things To Do Between High School and College. The gap year […]

3Nov2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Exploring a College Gap Year

When I’m giving a college talk, I’m always amazed at how many parents ask me about college gap year opportunities. I’m surprised because I happen to be focused on getting my teenagers out of college in four years. It never occurred to me to delay the inevitable. That said,  there legitimate reasons why teenagers and […]

25Jun2009 | Lynn | 1 comment | Continued