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Is taking a year off before college beneficial?

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College decision-making season is in full swing. While soon-to-be freshmen are gearing up for the big step, more and more students are opting not to go right to college and instead taking a gap year. 

In fact, President Obama's daughter, Malia, has been making headlines after announcing she will defer going to Harvard in order to take a gap year. 

So why take that year off between high school and college? Julia Rogers joined us to talk about the decision. She's the director of EnRoute Consulting, which offers gap year and student sabbatical services.

Watch the video for more information.

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