Positive Thing About Taking a Gap Year Between High School and College

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“Gap year” is a common word for a lot of college students because taking a one-year break between high school and college is a good choice for the high school graduates. More and more high school graduates want to take a one-year break before they go to the college. In fact, some people agree that taking a one-year break is good for those students who just graduated from high school because they can learn different life skills and new things between college and high school. Other people think that taking a one-year break is bad for high school graduates because they will forget some knowledge that they learned in high school. In my opinion, I think that taking a one-year break (gap year) is beneficial for the high school graduates.

I believe that taking a one-year break is a good choice for the high school graduates because the gap year can help students adapt new lives better. I had a high school classmate who called Shengwei You (Jason) is taking a gap year now. He is one of my buddies because he always helped me and had a lot of interesting ideas about our high school life. Jason and I taken SAT tests and applied the colleges together. At last, he decided that gave up the application because he wants to take a one-year break. I could not believe that he gave up a lot of offers because those offers are very important for international students. He told me that he wanted to travel the Chinese mainland because he need learn more Chinese traditional cultures. As his friend,
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