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A Gap Year at NOLS and The Wall Street Journal

By Katy Anderson on Jan 11, 2011

On December 29, 2010, The Wall Street Journal published an article entitled "Delaying College to Fill in the Gaps," quoting NOLS grad Ben Parker. Ben was accepted by the University of Iowa but deferred his admission to spend a fall Semester in the Rockies. Ben is part of a larger wave of high school graduates who are choosing to take a "gap year."

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Topics: NOLS, Expedition Prep, National Outdoor Leadership School, Interim Education, outdoor education, Sandwich Year, Gap Year