Applying for Year On

We're currently taking applications for our 2018-2019 programs!


The Application Process

College applications are tough! We make it easy for you to apply for a Year On. Follow these steps get started.

Step 1

Apply Online

Answer a few questions about yourself and your interest in a gap year.

Step 2

Application Review

Our Admissions team reviews applications and invites the strongest candidates for an informal phone interview.

Step 3

Admission Decision

Keep an eye on your inbox! After your interview you'll learn if you've been admitted.

Step 4


Secure your spot with an initial deposit of $1,000.

Step 5

Plan Your Year On

Work with our Program Coach to plan your Year On!

Questions about enrollment?

Read more about eligibility and our enrollment process.

Important Dates

Mark your calendar! Below you'll find important program and enrollment dates.

Year Experience Dates

Fall 2018 program dates
Phase 1: explore

Oct 7 – Dec 15, 2019

Phase 2: Focus

Jan 13 – Mar 23, 2020

Phase 3: launch

Apr 8 – June 28, 2020

total time:

32 weeks

total cost:


Fall 2019 Year Experience – Application Dates
Early Action Regular 1
Open November 1 January 5
Application Due January 4 February 28
Call Invite Within a month of applying
Call Due Within a week of invite
Admissions Invite Within a week of call
Deposit Due Within 2 weeks after admit
early Action Admissions

Open: November 1, 2019

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Winter Experience 

Winter 2019 program dates
Phase 1: focus

January 13 - March 23, 2019

Phase 2: EXPLORE

March 31 - May 4, 2019

total time:

15 weeks

total cost:


Regular Admissions

We're now accepting applications for our Winter Experience. Complete your application before November 30th to qualify.

Payment Options

Flexible Payment Program

In addition to financial assistance, we offer a flexible payment program for families who wish to extend their payments over time. Admitted Fellows interested in our flexible payment plan should contact admissions directly. 

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