Sophia Thompson (August 26, 2019): Why I am taking a gap year? (Blog #1)

My name is Sophia Thompson and I am going to be taking a gap year this year through the gap year fellows program at FSU. I am very excited about this journey I am going to begin in about two months! I have thought about taking a gap year for quite some time during highContinue reading “Sophia Thompson (August 26, 2019): Why I am taking a gap year? (Blog #1)”

Rian Jackson (August 19, 2019): Getting Ready (July)

Hi! My name is Rian and I recently got accepted to the FSU Gap Year Fellows program. In May I graduated from High School and I am planing to pursue conservation work through three different volunteer opportunities. Mostly I am looking froward to my gap year plans which include a stay at a sub arcticContinue reading “Rian Jackson (August 19, 2019): Getting Ready (July)”

Fatima Verona (July 31, 2019): The Vision (Gap Year Blog #1)

Hello!My name is Fatima Verona, and I’m a 17-year-old Jesus-loving and optimistic philonoist. Truth be told before 2019 I would have never fathomed taking a gap year. It was just not an option to me, considering I loved entertaining the idea of going to college as soon as possible, finding my ‘calling’ in the swarmContinue reading “Fatima Verona (July 31, 2019): The Vision (Gap Year Blog #1)”

Jetta Zakaria (July 31, 2019): What are your plans and expectations for your gap year experience?

My name is Jetta Zakaria and on August 17th I will be leaving for a cross-cultural gap year in Belgium. I will be doing my gap year through the organization Rotary Youth Exchange. They have helped prepare me in a number of ways and I believe it is one of the best options for highContinue reading “Jetta Zakaria (July 31, 2019): What are your plans and expectations for your gap year experience?”