taking a gap year after high school Essay

645 Words Nov 5th, 2013 3 Pages
Elyce Rivera
English 098/099
October 19, 2013

“Take some time and wait tables before college” an article written by Nancy Kelley and Janet Heed. The writers spoke that students should take a break after high school. My honest opinion is that sometimes it is a good thing and sometimes it is a bad thing it depends on the person. Before a person takes a gap year they should think about the advantages and the disadvantages. Could it be a set-back for you? Or could it help you improve as a person as well as help improve your personal skill. This article had a lot of great points and facts on why it can be a good idea on taking a gap year.

There are many points about taking a gap year it can be a good opportunity to meet new
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Moreover, there are many advantages and disadvantages on whether or not a student should take a gap year. Eventually if you are struggling academically you can always get help to stay on track, you’ll meet new people on campus, you’ll be more mature in college, you’ll have a better understanding. After high school I didn’t want to meet new people I was shy person, but as I attended trade schools for training I got the feel of what attending college might be but with the students. Before deciding on whether you want to take a gap year a person should think.

Therefore taking a gap year can be good for a person as well as bad. One should think about the pros and cons on taking a gap year. You can find a job to have finances for college it all falls on you. Education is the key to success without education you won’t have a career, without a career you won’t have a good paying job. If you’re not prepared to enter the college life then take the year off but make sure you begin that following year, Motivation is the key to keep you wanting to go

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