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Re-visioned Gap Year

I have taken one long Gap Year (between school and uni) and several smaller ones throughout my career. With the right support and focus I find them to be re-energising and inspiring, and I have always come out with a lot more opportunities than I started with. But I have often observed Gap Year's just to be a series of badly paid jobs, living at home, until you have earned enough money for a drunken trip to Thailand... nothing wrong with that :) but not necessarily going to get you into employment...

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" Not all those who wander are lost." - JRR Tolkien

Could we create a new resource to guide to meaningful / life changing / (insert other word) / career-inspiring  Gap Years... 

Maybe an actual Guide, or a network (including mentors from the Gap Year Alumni to support), and perhaps even sponsored by organisations that will offer employment at the end.

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Sarah, have you seen this book?
"The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things to Do Between High School and College"
http://amzn.to/1s71WXw

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