When you’ve been studying like a demon at high school, you’ll want to use those hard-earned marks to kick on directly to university. Right?
Well, not necessarily. For some, a straightforward path to uni, with all those long holidays thrown in, is ideal. But for others, taking six, nine or even the full 12 months off is a rare chance to have some untethered adventures.
And while you may think a gap year is a bad career move, the opposite can be true if you consider the skills, connections and knowledge about yourself you pick up along the way.
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