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Gap Year

15 articles
Your guide to moving abroad: 10 things to do before you leave
6 min read 6 min

Moving abroad is one of the most interesting and exciting things a person can do – but that’s not to...

The ultimate guide to the perfect gap year
5 min read 5 min

A previously published EF GO blog post described a gap year in two ways:gap year(gæp jɪr)nounan amaz...

Gap year guide to Asia
6 min read 6 min

Asia is the ultimate backpacking continent. It’s a region of striking contrasts that’s big on advent...

3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)
3 min read 3 min

“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.”– Charles VSpanish ...

Why a language course abroad is better than a year at school
4 min read 4 min

A great school with great teachers and engaged peers is one of the most important things in a young ...

5 dream trips around the world. What’s yours?
5 min read 5 min

Picture packing your bags, grabbing your passport in a mad dash as you rush out of the door, hopping...

15 signs you studied abroad with EF
5 min read 5 min

Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. It will open doors you never imagined and bring y...

Backpacking vs. a language course abroad: which is a better gap year?
4 min read 4 min

Travel may be one of the greatest things you can do with your time on this Earth. It opens your eyes...

10 benefits of studying abroad longterm
4 min read 4 min

Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your b...

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad
4 min read 4 min

Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’...

Gap Year Guide to Europe
6 min read 6 min

Gap years come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting internatio...

10 reasons to take a gap year now
6 min read 6 min

gap year _(_gæp jɪr)nounan amazing way to win at lifea period – often before, during or after univer...