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The gap year phenomenon is gaining popularity in Germany and around the world. The year typically falls between high school and university, or between Bachelor and Master’s degrees. Top-notch universities, such as Harvard, encourage their students to take a gap year. JAcademy provides students with the opportunity to experience an enriching year of professional and personal development in one, compact gap year -- providing maximum value for one's time. Recommended book readings include: The Education of Millionaires, by Michael Ellsberg The Gap-Year Advantage, by Karl Haigler


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