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Molly Hunt

Molly Hunt
Molly Hunt is the Summer 2015 Alumni Relations Intern.

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Gap Year: An Incredible Opportunity

By Molly Hunt on 6/19/15 8:00 AM
Pausing to scout the route. Photo by Cameron Pattison.

While taking a gap year is not a normal thing to do in the U.S. after graduating from high school, it was hands down the best experience that I could have had before entering college. I had no guidance in selecting a gap year—my college counselor didn’t even know what a gap year was. I, alone, had to plan my year with diligence, create goals, and nail down the things in my life that I sought to improve before entering college. Little did I know when I chose NOLS that I was about to embark on a hugely positive, life-changing adventure. 

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Topics: Alumni, Semester, Sea Kayaking, NOLS New Zealand, Backpacking, Live the Dream