Don’t Call it a Gap Year: Here’s Why

There is a nasty smell that hangs around the word Gap Year. One of the main reasons Gap Years have started to give off this foul odor is due to their association with volunteerism. A Volunteer Story… If you do not yet know what volunteerism, here is a little visualization. Harry, a well-meaning individual and[…]

Reducing Gap Year Costs: On the Road Strategies

If you’re wondering how you’ll possibly find the money you need to fund your Gap Year, this post is the place to start. It’s an excerpt from the fantastic and FREE GapYear30 planning resource, provided by BootsnAll. There’s a parent’s version too! Travel is expensive, right? If there’s anything you’ve learned the hard way this[…]

Announcing Guest Evaluator for the 2019 Grants for Gap Year Travel

We are very excited to announce a previous TAP Grant recipient, Haby Sondo, as this year’s guest evaluator for the current round of grant applications. Every year, Sean and I invite someone from outside the organization to help us evaluate the finalists of the TAP Grants. Who better than a previous grant recipient? Meet Haby[…]