I Regret Not Taking a Gap Year

My life could’ve been so different

When I reached my final year of high school and looked at options for university, it felt like that was the only route open to me.

I didn’t even consider a gap year, not for a single second. It honestly was never presented as an option. My school wrongly made it seem as if only people who didn’t get into their chosen university…



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Fleurine Tideman

Freelance copywriter. SEO marketer. Aspiring novelist. Top Writer in Mental Health. Writing the articles I once needed. My newsletter: https://bit.ly/3FZCJJx