About Us

We are gap year counselors with over 20 years of combined experience as educators.  We’re knowledgeable about the hundreds of gap year programs, opportunities, and resources available; we have relationships with organizations around the world, and we’re constantly researching new…


Here are a few testimonials from students, parents, and supervisors we’ve worked with: “You helped me to plan out my year in a way that was really meaningful to me. You pushed me to be courageous and get out of…


Ready to start designing your gap year?  We’d love to hear from you! Please tell us about yourself and your interest in gap years, and we’ll get back to you soon! We can be reached via email at gapyeardesign@gmail.com.

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