Ethan Knight, founder of the American Gap Association (AGA), Discusses the Future of the Gap Year Industry

November 2014
Guide to Gap Year Programs;2014, p24
An interview with Ethan Knight, the founder of gap year standards-setting organization called American Gap Association, is presented. He recounts his first gap year experiences in 1997 in Tibet, India and Nepal, volunteering with Mother Teresa and meditating in silence. Knight reveals his interests to see more youth to grab the opportunities of gap years. He also highlights the importance of incorporating the concepts of volunteering and service learning to gap year programs.


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