Why take a gap year? Chicago-area students considering a non-traditional experiential year after high school can learn about gap year options and connect with gap year program providers in person at the USA Gap Year Fair at New Trier High School, 385 Winnetka Ave, on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 12-3:00 p.m. The event will feature gap year counselors and local gap year alumni who will share their expertise with fair attendees.
USA Gap Year Fairs is an annual circuit of 40+ events that bring together reputable gap year organizations, interested students and parents, educational professionals and gap year experts across North America each winter. Last year, the USA Gap Year Fairs series drew nearly 7,000 students and parents to explore gap year options. As the premiere event series of its kind, the fairs have provided students with a broad exposure to gap year programs that encourage active learning through travel, cultural immersion, service, work experience and mentorship for the past 12 years.
Opportunities for face-to-face conversations with gap year program providers, trip leaders, advisors and gap year alumni offer attendees a personal and individualized experience. Each event begins with a presentation by gap year advisors and alumni. These gap year experts provide attendees with a rich overview of the gap year option, share relevant data, highlight authentic student experiences and provide tips and resources to help guide families through gap year research.
To register for the FREE Chicago USA Gap Year Fair, visit: http://bit.ly/ntgapfair19 . . For more information on USA Gap Year Fairs, visit www.USAGapYearFairs.org or follow them on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Speaker and Panel Presentation - 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
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