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Brooke Buchanan

Brooke Buchanan
Brooke is preparing to take a gap year, starting with the NOLS Patagonia Coastal Expedition.

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Getting Ready: Mental and Physical Prep for My Gap Year

By Brooke Buchanan on 1/9/17 11:54 AM

While sitting in yet another mundane lecture in physics class, my phone vibrates.

Sneakily, I pull it out and glance at my new notification: an email.

I open up my Yahoo app expecting to see a pointless message from some telemarketer, but I’m caught by surprise. I click on the message and see that it’s from NOLS. It says my spot on the Patagonia Coastal Expedition has been reserved. Forgetting I’m in class, I squirm with excitement and the teacher takes my phone away.

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Topics: Expedition Prep