There is snow on the ground here at Glen Brook the day after our Fall 2018 season came to a close. Now that the gappers have left, we are left to reflect on the semester we’ve shared with our curious cohort.
Noah Weil—known as “Boah” to differentiate him from the other Noah (himself called “Shnoah”)—has found time in between his role as Leader of the Week and his work on his Deep Dive project to write two entries for the Brook Blog: one about Intensive III, and one about the Deep Dives. Enjoy!
Phase Two has now come to a close.
John C., fall gapper, gives us a feel for working with horses this phase.
F’18 gapper Jeremy reflects on the choose-your-own-adventure style schedule of mid-program.
Fall 2018 gapper Dan C. reflects on a tough but rewarding expedition.
We’re proud for feature six Gap at Glen Brook alumni from the past five semesters!
F18 gapper Sam Hinkley reflects on the first week of this semester. Keep connecting the thematic dots, Sam!
Fall ‘15 gapper Monty Stewart reflects on writing and human nature three years after his gap semester.
“Lying under the stars, I thought about how I didn’t need to find my place in the universe, I just had to be me….”
We have been accredited by the Gap Year Association for demonstrating integrity and excellence in the field of gap years.
Planning a gap year can be overwhelming. Here are some ideas to help get you started.
What is the relationship between gap years, rites of passage, and the well-being of the whole?
Wayfinding Academy guest-stars on the Brook Blog!
OK, so you're at least thinking about taking a gap year or semester. But with so many possibilities out there, it can be hard to decide how to spend it!
Gap years offer you a unique opportunity to devote intentional time to becoming an authentic and whole human being. There’s no such thing as a free lunch, though: here are some of the pros and cons of taking a gap year.
I'll be straight with you: I believe every single person could benefit from the intentional time devoted to becoming an authentic and whole human being that a gap year offers. But I’m not asking, you are!
There are many different reasons for taking a gap year....but the benefits are universal.