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The gap year and its help
Gap Years in general
Member Name: LeedsMick
Gap Years in general
I would like to write about before my gap year, the gap year and after it in this review.
After completing school I decided to stay on for sixth form but not been the brightest bulb about I failed my exams after trying my upmost which ruined the career path I had in mind originally. After this I had decided to take a break. Take a year off to decide what I wanted to do with my self.
For the first few months I basically chilled out at home, got drunk alot and took to the road for a few road trips around the Uk which last from a week to a month! This was great sleeping in the car going around the UK chilling out in pubs/bars/clubs etc.
After this I decided to get away for a few months and I ended up in Magluf for the start of the Holiday season, partying everynyt, sleeping all day. This lasted around 6 months until returning to the UK. In this time I realised it was time to start thinking about what I wanted to do! I started jobs to see what they was like, Engineering, Office Work and Construction. I did these for a few months and ended up back in Magaluf for an extra few months.
When I returned to the UK after Magaluf i decided to go down the line of been in construction which got me to apply for Leeds College of Building and been inducted onto the Plastering course and now I have fully passed my NVQ 3.
i feel that gap years are a good idea to get you chilled out to the max, have fun and then get yourself ready for working life!
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