The American Gap Association--A standard-setting organization for Gap Year programs.


USA Gap Year Fairs--A national circuit of events that bring together reputable Gap Year organizations, interested students and parents, high school college counselors, and Gap Year Experts.


The Gap Year Travel Guide--A compilation of multiple abroad Gap opportunities as well as “survival” guides on how to pack, explore, and learn on your Gap program.


Go Overseas--Reviews from Gap Program alumni (including alumni from Earth Studies).



What You Can’t Learn From a Textbook About Animal Behavior--An Earth Studies article in The Gap Year Travel Guide.


Why Your High School Senior Should Take a Gap Year--From Time Magazine.


Benefits of Taking a ‘Gap Year’--From Business Insider.


The Gap Year Advantage--From Teen Life.



CTV Ottawa: International School for Earth Studies

Gap Year Benefits are Greater Than You Think by USA Today