How to Make the Most of Your Gap Year

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A gap year is a yearlong sabbatical where students intern, volunteer, travel, or do other activities to expand their life experience. If you or your kid are thinking about taking one, Cindy Chanin, founder of Rainbow Edu and Consulting, has tips on how to make the most of that time.