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Postby Chikiya » Sun 06.29.2008 6:43 am

Does anyone know of any gap year programs in Japan that allow you to study and earn money at the same time? Would it be worth doing something like this, or too expensive?
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Re: Gap years

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Sun 06.29.2008 11:15 am

What's a gap year?
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Re: Gap years

Postby hyperconjugated » Sun 06.29.2008 11:57 am

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Re: Gap years

Postby AJBryant » Sun 06.29.2008 12:32 pm

Yudan Taiteki wrote:What's a gap year?


Your first 12 months working at the mall?

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Re: Gap years

Postby Chikiya » Wed 07.09.2008 5:36 pm

Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?
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Re: Gap years

Postby AJBryant » Wed 07.09.2008 6:57 pm

Chikiya wrote:Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?


Not everyone lives in the UK, or uses UK terminology.


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Re: Gap years

Postby two_heads_talking » Thu 07.10.2008 11:21 am

Chikiya wrote:Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?



perhaps if you were to give us a defination as to what in the hades a gap year or gap year program is, we could help you. If you aren't willing to do that, we can't be of much help, now can we?

Rather that be put off by our ignorance to your term, educate us, so we can help educate you.
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Re: Gap years

Postby chikara » Thu 07.10.2008 10:41 pm

Chikiya wrote:Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?

Probably the same dumb people who don't know what GCSE is. :roll:

I didn't know what a GSCE is although I know what a gap year is. Your reaction to the fact that UK terminology is not universal only highlights your own ignorance.

AJBryant wrote:Not everyone lives in the UK, or uses UK terminology.

Exactly, the OP should assume, as the majority of posters do, that everyone lives in the USA and uses USA terminology :P ;)
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Re: Gap years

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Thu 07.10.2008 11:23 pm

Chikiya wrote:Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?


To be fair I should have searched google or wikipedia instead of posting to the thread, but I had never heard the term "gap year" in my life before this thread. Obviously I know what the concept is, I just had never heard of the term for it.

(I guess I'm still not 100% certain whether the term is used just to refer to any time off between phases of school, or whether there's something more official in some country's school system called a "gap year")
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Re: Gap years

Postby chikara » Fri 07.11.2008 12:00 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:.... (I guess I'm still not 100% certain whether the term is used just to refer to any time off between phases of school, or whether there's something more official in some country's school system called a "gap year")

In this country it has only become popular in fairly recent times but, in my experience at least, it is limited to a relatively small percentage of those students who complete high school and are going on to tertiary studies. There is certainly nothing official in the school system however the majority of university acceptances have the ability to be deferred for 12 months.

The Australian Defence Forces have recently launched a recruiting campaign aimed specifically at gap year school leavers/students.
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Re: Gap years

Postby AJBryant » Fri 07.11.2008 5:55 pm

chikara wrote:
AJBryant wrote:Not everyone lives in the UK, or uses UK terminology.

Exactly, the OP should assume, as the majority of posters do, that everyone lives in the USA and uses USA terminology :P ;)


And that's the ridgie-didge!


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