Advantages of Taking a Gap Year
Taking a gap year is a great way to reassess your life and tofigure out where you’re going. Spending a year doingsomething entirely different will help put things in a newperspective, and being away from the distractions and thepressures of home will give you both the time and space tohelp you to think clearly.
Taking a gap year will help improve your communicationskills, your decision making and your ability to buildrelationships.
Taking a whole year out to do something amazing is anopportunity that most people will never have, so don’t take itlightly. Once you’re in a secure job with a mortgage and afamily you probably won’t be able to take a year out to dowhatever you want, so gap years are an ideal way to dosome traveling while you’re young and to ‘get it out of yoursystem’.
If you’ve had to work long and hard at a job you hated (suchas stacking shelves at a supermarket) to pay for your trip, you’ll naturally see the benefits of