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taking a gap year travel career

Taking a Gap Year: How Travel Can Help Your Career

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Taking a gap year, or simply framed as “taking time off” in the United States, gives recent university grads a socially and employer-approved chance to travel before entering the work force. The concept doesn’t only apply to early twenty-somethings without a career history; I’ve met plenty of people that were at a cross roads…

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overcoming travel anxiety & managing expectations

Overcoming Travel Anxiety

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I vividly remember my first solo trip abroad. Short Caribbean vacations with friends and a Euro trip with college housemates are a far cry from booking a one-way flight to South America as a solo traveler following promises of a vaguely-described bartending gig and free lodging. Though I considered myself (somewhat) worldly at the…

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