EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS ABOUT THE GAP YEAR

AGA is proud to share some of our favorite videos about the Gap Year. These videos are meant to be informational, instructional, and even a little bit funny. If you have your own Gap Year video you'd like us to share, please reach out!

"An Intro to The Gap Year - 3 minutes"


This is a very brief introduction to the Gap Year, featuring the Executive Director of the American Gap Association, filmed in the AGA office in Portland, OR.

"Everything you need to know about the Gap Year in 80 minutes"


This video was produced as part of a PTA presentation in Davis, California. This video features a representative of the American Gap Association, and three student alumni of Gap Year programs.

"All About Gap Years - 26 minutes"


Thank you to Raquel Leder, from This Mom Needs Help, who put together a series of short videos about the Gap Year. Raquel joined us at the 2015 Gap Year Conference and interviewed the leading experts in the field. Watch this video of This Mom Needs Help to find out all about Gap Years. For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!"

"The Gap Year on PBS with AGA President, Joe O'Shea - 4.5 minutes"


This video was released as part of the growing interest emerging from President Obama's daughter's announcement that she was going to take a Gap Year.

"Scholarships, Grants, and Funding for Your Gap Year - 4 minutes"


Are you interested in a Gap Year but want to know how to fund it?
Watch this episode of This Mom Needs Help to find scholarship, grants and other fundraising opportunities to support your Gap Year.
For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!

"What is the Gap Year - 7 minutes"


Thank you to Raquel Leder, from This Mom Needs Help, who put together a series of short videos about the Gap Year. Raquel joined us at the 2015 Gap Year Conference and interviewed the leading experts in the field. Watch this video of This Mom Needs Help to find out all about Gap Years. For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!"

"Who Should Take a Gap Year - 3 minutes"


Is a Gap Year right for you or someone in your family?
Watch this video of This Mom Needs Help to find out!
For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!

"Drivers of a Successful Gap Year - 4.5 minutes"


What do you need to do to make sure your Gap Year is a success?
Watch this video of This Mom Needs Help to find out!
For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!

"Talking With Parents About Your Gap Year - 4.5 minutes"


Watch this show to find out the best ways for students to talk with parents about Gap Years.
For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!

"Gap Year Programs - 6.5 minutes"


How do you figure out which Gap Year program or experience is the right one for you?Watch this video of This Mom Needs Help to find out!
For more great tips, hints and insights, Follow “This Mom Needs Help” on Facebook!