- 出版社: Jossey-Bass; 1 (2009年9月22日)
- 平装: 264页
- 语种： 英语
- ISBN: 0470425261
- 条形码: 9780470425268
- 商品尺寸: 17.8 x 1.5 x 23.4 cm
- 商品重量: 522 g
- ASIN: 0470425261
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The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things to Do Between High School and College (英语) 平装 – 2009年9月22日
"Clearly lays out the vast diversity of transformative programsavailable to any student while also providing an essential compass,and makes a compelling case on how this legitimate educationalsupplement could soon become an educational imperative."
?Alex Safos, director, Global Learning Across Borders
"With a thorough directory of organizations, an explanation ofthe financial picture, comments from top college admissionsdirectors, and an objective perspective, Kristin M. White hascreated the number one gap year resource."
?Chris Stakich, co-founder and executive director, Thinking BeyondBorders
"A good choice for students with the means and broad perspectivenecessary to consider this experience." (Library Journal,February 2010)
"Whatever your motivation, if you are interested in pursuing agap year experience, do your research. And I'd start by readingWhite's book." (CBS MoneyWatch.com, The CollegeSolution)
"This guide's best feature is its clear and detailedorganization by subject interest. If a marine life program iscalling out to a teen, it is easy to find options and relatedsubjects close by. Though the "gap year" is a relatively newconcept in the United States, it is quite common in Europe andAustralia. The directories of volunteer and for-credit gap yearprograms are pure gold. An index and resource list are included."(School Library Journal, "Choosing the Right College"January 27, 2010)
Kristin M. White is the director of Darien Academic Advisors, as well as a member of both the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling.
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It is mildly useful as a collection of various programs in one book.
The book is more useful if someone is looking for volunteer, study abroad, adventure, nature, or arts programs.