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Author: Brian Buntz

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Natalie Olin graduated from University of Santa Barbara California this past June, with a degree in Communications. She is currently working for the Young Dreamer Network as the marketing coordinator. The Young Dreamer Network aims to empower today’s youth to facilitate positive change through volunteer travel.

Posted March 10, 2016, 9 a.m. by Brian Buntz | View Comments
5 Reasons to Volunteer Abroad on Your Gap Year

There are lots of things you could do doing a gap year so why consider going overseas to volunteer? We’ve got the top five reasons right here: 1. You can get clear on what you want from college. When applying for colleges, many students have a general idea of the subjects that interest them but may not be confident they will stay interested in those topics over the course of four years. Taking a gap year generates new interests and perspectives, and reveals new abilities. Adding volunteer work into a gap year not only promotes clarity but also generates new ...