GAP program

From a Construction Site to College Lectures. GAP Student Lucas Schoen Carves His Path to Higher Education.

Overcoming obstacles is what Lucas Schoen has done all his life. In the last few years, Lucas learned how to manage a learning disability and discovered that UVM’s Guaranteed Admission program was a way to an undergrad degree, when he thought college wasn’t an option. Lucas is pushing himself and tackling challenges to carve out […]

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Redefining the “Gap Year” with UVM’s Guaranteed Admission Program

We’re all familiar with the concept of a “gap year” after high school, in which students make the decision to wait a year before enrolling in college—choosing to travel, engage in volunteer work, employment, or internships or take time to solidify their career ambitions before committing to a four-year degree. With so many colleges and […]

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Getting a Second Chance at College through UVM GAP

Getting into college was much harder than Deniz Sehovic ever anticipated. The child of Bosnian refugees, Deniz always assumed she would get into college without much trouble. She liked her teachers and enjoyed high school, but struggled a bit with her grades early on and found it difficult to concentrate in class. Ultimately, she preferred […]

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