What it's like taking a gap year

Recorded Monday, May 10 at 09:00 PM

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About this livestream


Have you ever considered taking a gap year? Perhaps you’ve heard of it but don’t know what it means, or maybe you’re considering one but unsure how to make the most of it. Well, look no further — Hale is here to close the knowledge gap (pun intended). During his time at Yale, Hale took a gap year to sing and travel, so he’s well-equipped to give (or sing) advice if you’re considering taking one of your own.

Stop by to ask him whether you should take a gap year or stay for the whole stream to get a comprehensive overview of what a gap year entails!

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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

Work Experience: I am a senior at Yale and excited to begin my fifth admissions cycle working with CollegeVine. After four years of working directly with students, I can't wait to engage with the people and the process in new and innovative ways online.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Hale and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
22:06@Rgorney:Will this be recorded? I would like my son to see this but he is working now.
22:38@PamDemic:I wanna take a gap year but, I am scared to be older then everyone else.
33:03@Chioma.:Do you think it would be wise to take a gap year to take classes that you know will help you better prepare for your intended major in college? For example; calculus for an engineering major.
38:48@anonn:what are some cons of taking a gap year
43:52@anonymouz:Can you reapply to other colleges during a gap year?


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