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    I'm in year 12 and am looking to take a Gap year after I finish school before I go to university.
    -Would I be looked on negatively by universities if I take a gap year?
    - And are there any places you've travelled to that you would not recommend someone travelling to on their gap year?

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    (Original post by lucyfran)
    I'm in year 12 and am looking to take a Gap year after I finish school before I go to university.
    -Would I be looked on negatively by universities if I take a gap year?
    - And are there any places you've travelled to that you would not recommend someone travelling to on their gap year?
    1) Most Unis think it's a good idea providing you spend the time wisely :yep: Unless you're applying for a subject such as Maths, where I think most Unis prefer applicants to start straight after studying for A-Levels/etc. because then your skills are fresher.
    2) Haven't taken my Gap Year yet but I plan to go Interrailing across Europe so would love to know the answer :giggle:
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    (Original post by Neuth)
    1) Most Unis think it's a good idea providing you spend the time wisely :yep: Unless you're applying for a subject such as Maths, where I think most Unis prefer applicants to start straight after studying for A-Levels/etc. because then your skills are fresher.
    2) Haven't taken my Gap Year yet but I plan to go Interrailing across Europe so would love to know the answer :giggle:
    Thank you for the reply! My friend's brother went interrailing across Europe and he said it was amazing so I would definitely recommend it
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    Ive had to take 2 gap years, universities definitely love it in an interview when you can prove how independant and mature the gap year has made you. First year i went to Tanzania with Gap Medics (bloody amazing), this July im going interrailing with friends I met in Tanzania (cant wait woo)
 
 
 
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