There are lots of personal and social benefits of taking a gap year. Having a year off can give you time out to have fun and enjoy life living in a different country. Being a “gappie” provides you with opportunities to develop self-reliance and maturity and to live independently in another country.
The post HSC glory days are a ripper time filled with solid schoolies recovery; full days at the beach and some serious Netflix binges. Suddenly the pressure is off – you’ve never felt so free. No one wants to stay home and deal with the treacherous task of sorting through a mountain of clothes and belongings to pack. Unfortunately this task does demand a bit of attention (a whole YEAR of gear) –