Will You Be Happy For Me If I Take A Gap Year?

A former Admissions Counselor’s opinion.

I am writing this Will You Be Happy For Me? installment from a different perspective. I am answering the question for parents, mentors, and students. I decided to do so because I am extremely passionate about this topic.

Was Malia Obama’s gap year a political statement? Well, I sure wish it was. The public made such a…