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Gap Years

Taking a Gap Year Before College: 3 Success Stories

| Posted 06.12.2013 | Teen

By Alex Gladu Does it seem like all your friends have big college plans except for you? Are you unsure about what you want to do after high school...

Billionaire Explains Where Real Learning Takes Place

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

If you're a member of the Class of 2013 and want to some day be rich enough to own your own island, you may want to pay attention to Virgin Group foun...

Hanging on to Your 'Joie de Vivre'

Carol E Wyer | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

Many people believe that continuing education can improve physical and mental health. I am firmly of that opinion. I can certainly attest to the benefits of taking up a hobby, an activity or learning a new skill at any age.

The Great American Gap Year

Cody Gossett | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Cody Gossett

Almost every person we've spoken to about our travels has told us that they're envious and want to do the same thing -- to that I always say, "You can. Just put a date on your calendar and give your jobs six weeks notice before you leave."

How To Write The Perfect Personal Statement

Alex Dyer | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

Remember, you'll be up against thousands of others who are also pitching their case to the universities, so whatever you write needs to be good.

The Five Myths of Travel

Matt Kepnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Kepnes

Our own fears and lack of confidence keep us from going overseas and taking that trip we dream of. After you take the leap you will realize that all your worries were for naught.