Essays Tagged: "Gap year"

Write a letter to the school newspaper expressing the advantages of having a gap year.

her city in universities, or even in another country). These problems are what the idea of taking a gap year will solve. Now you have more time to relex, to hang out with friends, to look back, to loo ... nd more about our world and ourselves, and have clearer direction in life.In conclusion, having one gap year is extremely good and fun. It is better than go to universities directly. So let's go.

(2 pages) 28 0 2.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Discuss the continuities in the history of youth travel from the Grand Tour to the gap year.

Discuss the continuities in the history of youth travel from the Grand Tour to the gap year.The conventional view of tourism's past is dominated by the history of western cultural exp ... cker label, and take a long-term, lower budgeted serendipity travelling after study, known as ‘gap year’ (O’Reilly, 2006). To some extent, the similarities indicate that backpackers are ... he inheritor of drifter, young people undertake long-term and budgeted backpacking tourism in their gap year. However, backpacker is differing from drifter. They are more socially constructed, well ed ...

(4 pages) 1210 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

BACKPACKER TOURISM

Article summaryO’Reilly’s article ‘From drifter to gap year tourist: Mainstreaming backpacker travel’ was published in 2006 in Annals of tourism r ... Asian countries such as Thailand being popular destinations. Young travellers now refer to having a gap year, that is, a year off between the end of study and the beginning of the next stage of their ... tion, Allyn and Bacon, Needham Heights, Massachusetts.O’Reilly, CC 2006, ‘From drifter to gap year tourist: Mainstreaming backpacker travel’, Annals of tourism research, vol. 33, no. 4, ...

(14 pages) 32 0 4.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should teenagers adopt the British custom of taking a “gap year” between high school and university.

AbstractIt appears that students in South Africa believe that gap years are beneficial to finding their path in life. As previously mentioned, more South African ... l to finding their path in life. As previously mentioned, more South African students should take a gap year as they could find it beneficial if they are confused with their path in life. The purpose ... research report is to investigate whether or not students believe that other students should take a gap year between high school and university. Interviews were conducted to target first year students ...

(13 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies