June 24, 2015

My Turn: Gap year abroad gives son appreciation for cultures and lifestyles

".. our boy did not immediately bite at the gap year. It was an alien concept. None of his friends was doing it. It took some convincing that a gap year was the right course. It basically took an hour with Jason.

Jason works for the Center for Interim Programs, an organization that ... helps families figure out how to plan the interim year away from home between high school and college. With more international contacts than a UN diplomat, Jason sat down with our son and discussed a variety of gap-year options."

Columnist and Interim gap year mom Carol Baker shares some stories and insights of her son's recent gap year:


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