Choose your adventure.

We offer year, semester, and virtual programs designed to take you beyond your everyday life, uncover what’s important to you, and teach you the skills you need to succeed in college and beyond.

Year
Experience

Our Year Experience is geared towards students looking to take a full gap year.
The Year Experience is comprised of 10-weeks volunteering, 10-weeks of
skill building in San Fransisco, and a practical 12-week experience like an internship or a personal project.

PROGRAM DURATION

8 months

PROGRAM COST

$24,000

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Phase 1

EXPLORE

10 weeks

In the U.s. for fall 2020

Volunteer in one of these destinations: Florida, Hawaii, or Montana

Phase 2

focus

10 weeks

SAN FRANCISCO

Sharpen essential skills, mentor one-on-one with a professional coach, and work on real-world projects as you build a portfolio

Phase 3

launch

12 weeks

Anywhere

Apply the skills you've developed in the program to score an internship, pursue a personal project, land an apprenticeship, or apply for college

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“The thing standing between you and whatever it is you want is the risk or jump that you need to take.”
- CHANCE H., 2016 FELLOW

Semester
Experience

For students wishing to take a shorter gap, check out this program that packs all the benefits of a full gap year into one semester.

PROGRAM DURATION

15 weeks

PROGRAM COST

$19,000

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Phase 1

focus

10 weeks

san francisco

Sharpen essential skills, mentor one-on-one with a professional coach, and work on real-world projects as you build a portfolio

Phase 2

explore

5 weeks

Abroad

Volunteer in one of five destinations: Tanzania, India, Indonesia, Mexico, or Peru

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“When you are here you are confronted with your own potential, you are forced to embrace your otherness through travel, your dreams, your small ideas for innovation and are given time to hone in on what exaclty that means for yourself and the others around you"-KISA M., 2015 FELLOW

Virtual Experience

Choose a purposeful gap semester that connects you with résumé-building experiences while sharpening the skills that matter most like self-advocacy, resilience, and effective communication. The program also features mentorship from professional coaches, a virtual volunteer experience at a non-profit organization, and a professional externship.

PROGRAM DURATION

15 weeks

PROGRAM COST

$7,995

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Phase 1

WAYFINDING CURRICULUM
+ VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER PROJECT

5 weeks

online

Learn to apply design solutions to your life based on your values & goals. Then volunteer virtually with a non-profit in a field you're curious about.

Phase 2

SKILL-BUILDINg +
VIRTUAL EXTERNSHIP

10 weeks

online

Build the skills that matter most in the work world while being mentored by professional coaches. Then choose a virtual externship in an industry you interested in.

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“The thing standing between you and whatever it is you want is the risk or jump that you need to take.”
- CHANCE H., 2016 FELLOW