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Taking A Break After Graduation

Why Taking A Break After Graduation Is The Best Move To Make

As graduation inches closer every day, many students are worried about their future. The entire objective in school is to prepare students with the necessary skills to land a job. But in a job market so bleak, students shouldn’t feel ashamed if th...

Taking A Gap Year After Graduation

As graduation approaches and many students have still have not found a job and are not interested in immediately going on to grad school, have considered taking a gap year after graduation. Many new graduates, both high school and college, are fin...

21 Reasons It's Ok To Be Unemployed Right After Graduating College

This means you have time to travel. If you have the money, take advantage. Once you’re employed, you have to take time off, and getting back to work is overwhelming. You can live rent-free with your parents. Well, that’s if they’re nice enough. Wh...

3 Things No One Tells You About Graduating From College

Want to earn money as a social media consultant — even if you already have a day job? Check out our exciting free webinar with social media strategist Alexis Grant to learn how. When you graduate college, you’re inundated with cookie-cutter advice...

The Case For Taking A Few Years Off Before Grad School

There are many reasons that you may be tempted to go straight to grad school after undergrad. Maybe the unemployment rate scares you — which, though much better than in it was in 2009, was still at 6.1% as of August 2014, according to the Bureau o...

3 Great Reasons To Take A Gap Year (And 3 Terrible Ones)

For some students, the progression from high school directly into college life feels natural. For others, the transition is more uncertain and begs the question, “Isn’t there another way to spend my time after high school?” This transitional perio...

What Is A Gap Year?

If you’ve spent some time exploring our website for information about gap years, you may have come across advice on everything from budgeting and making checklists, to deciding where to go and what to do. Taking a gap year can be a daunting proces...

10 Good Reasons To Take A Gap Year Before College

Many competitive colleges and universities encourage applicants to pursue a gap year option after graduating from high school. The colleges believe that students who come to higher education with an extra year of life experience bring valuable per...

Life After Graduation - Health Professions Advising

Question: It seems like more and more students are opting to take a glide/gap year or years before medical school. Why are so many students doing it? Is it a Princeton-specific thing? Are the advisers making students take time off? Answer: The adv...

Taking A Break From College: Five Steps To Help You Stay On Track

Taking a break from college is never an easy decision. But sometimes you find yourself in the position where that's the best action for the short term. Perhaps you've recently welcomed a child, experienced a long illness, found yourself as the pri...

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Taking A Year Off Of Education

For many students, taking a break between high school and college is an excellent way to learn about themselves and the world. Commonly referred to as a “gap year,” this time is spent traveling, working, volunteering or pursuing a passion. However...

What Is A Career Break?

Are you blackburried? Tired of looking at your cube walls, and wondering why you put yourself through endless corporate politics, meetings, and paperwork? You

The Secret To Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

As a college buddy was recounting a great trip to Europe, something snapped inside Jeff Platt. "It was like all of a sudden I woke up," recalls the CEO of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park. Though only 24 at the time, Platt was exhausted. He'd been ...

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Taking A Break After Graduation

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When one is not clear about what to do next in life, taking a break after graduation to explore gives sufficient time for planning.