Gap years truly are, with apologies to that old Coca-Cola ad, the "pause that refreshes." But until recently, they -- like youth -- were wasted on the...
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For UCLA student Mai Lee, a gap year program between high school and college proved to be instrumental in determining her academic trajectory.
Young men don't want to be pushed at 17 or 18 to make these kinds of choices with all the weight they carry. They are still finding out what they like, what they can do, what is important to them.
Back then, I wanted to be independent, and avoided anything that smacked of an organized "program". So what I am doing leading one today?
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