Celebrate Gap Year Exploration Month This February!

From rowing across the Atlantic Ocean to building a flying car to fighting for political change, there are endless ways to spend a gap year. More students every year are choosing to take a gap year after high school, but some lament  it’s difficult to find resources and other students who are also making that choice. Gap Year Exploration Month[…]

Michelle Zhang: Live from the Peruvian Amazon!

As we’re ramping up with the 2018 Travel Access Project Grant recipients, planning away for their adventures next year, we’re simultaneously winding down with last year’s students who are finishing up their travels. Michelle Zhang recorded this video for us as part of the Gap Year Association Voices Project. As she’s recording it, she’s chugging[…]

Hương Uyên Bùi: Travel Access Grant Recipient

  We are pleased and excited to announce our next TAP grant recipient!  This week we share with you a glimpse of who Hương Uyên Bùi is in her own words.   Hương Uyên Bùi Dear Mom, I have never made you unsatisfied, at school, I always make my best effort to become the best student[…]

Aleah Cordoba: Travel Access Grant Recipient

  It’s the final week of August and we are pleased to send it off with an introduction and congratulations to Aleah Cordoba for being chosen as a member of the first cohort of TAP grant recipients! Aleah Cordoba Recently, I discovered that when I was three years old, for uncertain reasons, my mother sent[…]