What type of high school did you graduate?

What state was your high school in?

Did you take a gap year abroad immediately after graduating high school?

Did you defer college to take a gap year abroad?

What gap year abroad program did you attend?

Where was your gap year program located?

Overall, how would you rate your gap year program?

Would you choose the same program again?

Generally speaking, why did you take a gap year abroad?
(select up to 3)

What factors did you consider when choosing your specific gap year program?
(select up to 3)

Please rank the following aspects of gap year programs by their importance in your choice.

  Least Important Most Important
Location (country)
Location (city/region)
Friends were going
Academic reputation
Speciality program
Travel options

When you began your gap year, what did you intend to do after the program?

After your gap year, did you do as you intended?

Briefly tell us what you liked MOST about your specific gap year program.

Briefly tell us what you liked LEAST about your specific gap year program.

What do you wish you had known when choosing a gap year program?

What is the most beneficial thing you got from your gap year experience?

What are gap year abroad programs currently not doing that you believe they should?

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