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6 Things To Pack For A Gap Year That You Probably Didn’t Think Of Yet

By: Allison Herman | July 12, 2019
Topic: Uncategorized

Our prep lists cover everything from technology, the bare essentials, safety protocol, travel (...)

On Teaching Failure: Words from a Winterline Field Advisor

By: Nick Manning | June 28, 2019
Topic: Uncategorized

"One of the hardest things to teach others is failure because we inherently and culturally want (...)

Virginia Tech is Giving Scholarship Money to Gap Year Students

By: Allison Herman | June 3, 2019
Topic: Uncategorized

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University came into the news this week for having too (...)

Discovering the World – and Yourself

By: Allison Herman | April 29, 2019
Topic: Life Skills, Gap Year Planning, Travel Skills, Uncategorized

Your gap year shouldn’t be all fun or all work, but instead a healthy mix of both. And don’t (...)

What Not to Do on a Gap Year

By: Kevin Hermann | April 8, 2019
Topic: Guest Blogger, Gap Year Planning, Travel Skills, Uncategorized

We're featuring guest writer Kevin Hermann on his gap year after high school. Traveling through (...)

The Precarious Art of Singing An Eleven Part Harmony

By: Leela Ray Barlow | March 27, 2019
Topic: Wanderlust, Guest Blogger, Student Voices, Uncategorized

Our 2018 graduate Leela wrote a reflection on her Winterline gap year, and it was so beautiful, (...)