Christine VanDeVelde

The Gap Year: A Good Thing

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The Gap Year: A Good Idea?

Is it OK for your kids to take off a year between high school and college?

Like his bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, Prince William took off a year between high school and college. In fact, the royal website boasts about it: "Like many students, The Duke of Cambridge chose to have a gap year before beginning his university course in order to travel and gain a variety of new experiences."

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