“Taking a Year Off”

Dear Estelle. My son, Garrett, has recently graduated from high school and is planning to take the year off and start college in the fall, 2007. He has a 3.7 … Continue reading

“Gapping Out” Without Goals”

Dear Estelle, This question is written on behalf of my brother who lives in Florida with his two college-aged daughters. College-aged but not in college. Several years ago my brother … Continue reading

High School Senior Yearns for “Gap” Year

Question. Can you make any recommendations for a high school senior who needs a year off from school? My parents claim to be open to postponing college for a year … Continue reading