Recent Examples of gap year from the Web
The concept attracted increased attention when Malia Obama took a gap year before enrolling at Harvard.
With world championships in odd-numbered years and an Olympics every fourth even-numbered year, 2016 was essentially a gap year in cross-country racing — a year without either international event.
Dear Amy: My beautiful, talented, intelligent and sensitive daughter just started college after taking a gap year.
The programs attract travel- and experience-hungry people who don't want the career — or financial — setback of a gap year.
Malia was spotted on the Cambridge, Mass., campus in August moving in for her first year at the Ivy League school after spending a gap year traveling and interning at the Weinstein film company.
At the time, Mr. Gilkes was taking a gap year before college and Mr. Stirling was working for an events company.
Unhappy with where his future was headed, Ha took a gap year to teach kindergarten in Korea.
The Canadian native was fulfilling his dream of traveling the world while taking a gap year before starting medical school at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia next fall.
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First Known Use of gap year
GAP YEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gap year for English Language Learners
: a year that you spend traveling, working, etc., before continuing your studies
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