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How Much Coaching is Right for You?

COMPLEMENTARY PHONE CALL

An opportunity to learn about Sandy's services, discuss your unique situation, and determine best steps forward.

GAP YEAR 101

The what, why, how, and WOW! A 90-minute session to provide an overview of potential gap year experiences, processes, and outcomes. Some families may fly solo after this session, but most will decide to engage in the steps that follow.

STEP-BY-STEP

Gap Year Owner's Manual

WHAT'S YOUR WHY?

Make it meaningful. Self-assessment and goal-setting lead to clarity of purpose. How do you want to challenge yourself? A gap year is a balance of challenge and fun. What will that look like for you?

IDEAS GET POPPING

We'll get you started, and you'll find ideas, too. Use A Gap Away's toolkit to research and sort options. Hone in on activities that match your vision!

CHOICE TIME

You take the lead as plans are finalized. It's your gap year, and you should own it. But don't worry, A Gap Away has your back and is here to support you however and whenever you decide you need it.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Essential tips for gappers. Whether you are staying local or traveling afar, these tips will enhance your safety and satisfaction.

YOUR GAP AWAY

Your time for fun and transformation. A Gap Away is here for adjustments, transitions, and new goals and choices.

OVER AND ONWARD

It's over already?! Process your experiences, consolidate your gains, and set new goals. The skills you've developed planning and living your gap year will continue to serve you in college and beyond.

HERE'S HOW A GAP AWAY CAN HELP

Sandy's Promise

FOCUS ON INTENTION

Time spent up front to define your intention gives your gap year purpose. Sandy's coaching helps you with the building blocks of intention: self-assessment, envisioning, goal-setting.

FAMILY CONVERSATIONS

Family support for your gap year plans is an important component of a positive overall experience. A Gap Away can help families develop a common language for fruitful conversations and decisions.

BUDGETING

Sandy can help you anticipate costs, identify scholarship opportunities, and learn from the experiences of others.

LIST DEVELOPMENT

A Gap Away has a deep database of opportunities suitable for gap year experiences, and Sandy's always adding to it. She's happy to research new ideas with you and does so at no charge when it adds to her database.

TROUBLE SHOOTING

Sometimes the best laid plan falls apart. That's life. A Gap Away is here to help if you need to make an adjustment.

TRANSITION

The transition out of your gap year is best done with intention. Sandy provides transitional support to maximize your gap year gains and help you rewrite your vision for what comes next.

SKILL BUILDING

Self-assessment, evaluation, problem-solving, planning: Sandy teaches you the skills, and then coaches you how to apply them.

TOOL KIT

A Gap Away provides you with a tool kit of strategies and methods to plan your own gap year, giving you a sense of pride and ownership. And if you need more support, Sandy will be there.

FEES

INTRODUCTORY PHONE CALL

Complementary

GAP YEAR 101 SESSION

$200.00

COACHING SERVICES

$150.00/hour

Coaching services for a purposeful and self-directed year of personal growth and fun.  Located outside of Boston, MA, A Gap Away is also available for advising via telephone and video.  

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