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Is a Gap Year Right for You?

Need some help discovering if taking a Gap Year is the right thing for you? In this blog, we tackle a few key issues to help you make this decision with confidence.

Do you want to find your purpose in life? Travel? Develop your faith? Then a Gap Year or Gap Semester with Youth With A Mission is probably something you should consider!

In this 5 minute video, we interviewed a Gap Year student, a mom of Gap Year student, and a Youth With A Mission School leader. We're pretty sure this will help you tons! 

Don't close this window before downloading your free personal Gap Year Planning Guide to strategize your Gap Year or Gap Semester. This tool is simple to use and will help you map out your dreams and goals. 



"I thought all of it was super helpful! The questions allow you to think about your next step rather than assume college is what's next because it's what everyone does. It's great!" - Bethany

"It helps reinforce the idea that my experiences matter more than what the world expects from me. I like the idea of a safe place to grow and find a purpose before entering an environment that could shake me and my faith." - Madelyn


Emily, who was featured in the video, shared about how she found her purpose. Read more of her story here: My Search for Purpose Lead Me to YWAM

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Let's do this! We have staff who were just like you waiting to help you discover how this can be a huge step in the right direction.

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Richard Fish

Written by Richard Fish

Richard blogs with the YWAM Tyler writing team and currently serves in Media Communications at the Twin Oaks campus in Garden Valley, Texas. His water bottle is anywhere but in his hands and walking and texting is in his wheelhouse skill set. You may find him directing a play at CHS or trying to get his life sized John Wayne cutout to stay standing in the office.