emerging adulthood

The Gap Year(s): Why I’m Glad I’ve Taken Time Off From Higher Education

When I graduated from college, countless classmates were headed to grad school -- M.Eds, MDs, MBAs, MAs, MDivs, you name it. Well-intentioned professors urged me to do the same. I wanted to be a people-pleaser (and certainly a professor-pleaser!) as always...but just couldn't shake the feeling that for some reason I wasn't ready yet. Embarrassed, I moved home to my parents' house (and later… Continue reading The Gap Year(s): Why I’m Glad I’ve Taken Time Off From Higher Education