Top Ten Reasons to Have a Gap Year Between High School and College

The Top Ten

1 To Have a Rest From Going to School

Unfortunately in America society, taking a break from school in between High School and College is heavily discouraged. I heard it's a normal thing to take a long break between High School and College in different countries though. - Rue

It's pretty common in Australia for people to take a year off after high school and after that, they may or may not go to uni. - ParasN2000

2 To Think About What to Do With Your Future

Good idea, but can be frightening at times - styLIShT

This sounds like a good idea. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

3 To Stop Having to Do Work
4 To Travel

I didn't go on a gap year, but this is one refreshing and life-building experience that tempted me. - PositronWildhawk

5 Focus More on Working and Saving Up Money
6 To Do Whatever You Want
7 Because School is Boring
8 To Get a Taste of Freedom
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