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Gap Year Statistics to Broaden Your Mind!

GAP YEAR STATISTICS Since its birth forty years ago, the gap year has gone from a rare occurrence to an • everyday choice for university students. The increasing number of students deciding to go • on a gap year adventure before university may have something to do with the ever • increasing tuition fees, or the fact that gap years are becoming more widely known • and accepted. TO BROADEN YOUR MIND! 2.5 MILLION 7% AVERAGE COST... young people in the UK are planning a gap year £3500 British parents spend as much as £995 million a year helping to fund gap years PARENTAL HELP. of UCAS applicants chose to defer entry in order to take a 20% of parents decide to help fund their child's gap year year out in 2012 TO PARENTS OVERALL 66% 60% 88% 40% 80% of students took their said a gap year academic work more seriously after having what subject to study a gap year of people thought of students do not of gap year students apply to university work in Britain at had added to their before embarking on some point during their gap year helped them decide that their gap year at university employability their gap year FINANCIAL.. 5% of students fully funded their own gap year 30% of students could not afford to take a year out Although they've been around for ages in the UK, the USA are only just catching on to gap years. 5% of universities and colleges have a deferral policy for prospective students. of students travelled alone A study by the University of Westem Australia discovered Gap year students are more likely to graduate with a First or Upper Second dlass honours degree than those who go straight to university theleap gap year students scored better than those who went to university straight from school by SOURCES... 2.3% 22% %OL

Gap Year Statistics to Broaden Your Mind!

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Thinking about taking a gap year? You’re not alone. It’s a common misconception that year out is little more than a expensive holiday with no real benefit.In fact, a gap year can be a great chance...


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