The Gap Year Podcast
Explore all things gap year through stories and anecdotes by gappers, families and experts. Fun to listen to but also jam-packed with tips and tricks for making the most of your gap year. No matter who you are or where you are on your gap year journey, you should be listening to the Gap Year Podcast! Although it is produced for Canadians, the content is universal.
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Have you ever thought about becoming a marine biologist? Perhaps you have an interest in this fascinating field, but can’t seem to find the resources or opportunities to further explore it. Well, you are in luck, because in today’s episode,…

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“So, you’re telling me you want to give me $1000 to NOT return to school?” That’s right, Gappers! In celebration of our 5th anniversary, CanGap is giving away $5000 in Gap Year Scholarships this year to 5 gap year students and gap year alum….

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Raise your hand if you are feeling burnt out. If your hand is up, know you are not alone. Parents are burnt out, teachers are burnt out, employees and employers are burnt out, and students are burnt out. It’s a very common experience that we’re all…

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If you’ve ever dreamt of going to Switzerland, you’ll wanna hear Jack Moser’s story about his gap year at Neuchâtel Junior College.
In this episode, he paints a beautiful picture of Switzerland and his incredible time in Neuchâtel while describing the…

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If you’ve got money on the brain, or if you’re worried that your gap year may be “expensive” and you won’t be able to afford it, we’ve got you covered. 

In this episode, we bust the most common myths around money during your gap year and offer up…

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Resources To Help Students Build A Strong Foundation During Their Gap Year with Michael Shouldice

March 4, 2022

 

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We all have regrets, however, if we plan our gap year mindfully, we can lay the foundation for a very bright future. Today’s…

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A 2022/2023 gap year is all about reclaiming your life. It’s about finding a sense of control, feeling you are moving yourself forward towards your goals, having fun, being adventurous and developing real world skills to help you become an adult.

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We often feel compelled to keep going, to finish that degree or to pursue more years of higher education, even when a voice in our head tells us to take a break or to change paths.

Now, changing your plans is not easy to do, in fact, it takes a great…

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Have you heard the phrase “For Lifer’s” before? This is when someone finds perfect alignment in something and it sticks around for a very long time.

For Tyler, this was finding and working with the incredible Canadian Non-Profit Organization,…

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Many people are intimidated by the daunting task of planning an entire gap year. Asking, “What should I plan?” “How should I plan?”. Even raising the question, “Is there a point in planning?!”

 

With COVID still hanging around, Michelle shares her…

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