Gap Year Advisor
Customizing Passions with Opportunities for Growth

Taylor The Gap is a personalized and reasonably priced gap year consulting service nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, in Boulder, Colorado. Founder and owner Marion Taylor works with young and adult students from all over the country in designing experiences based on interests, passions, and goals. She distinguishes herself from other gap advisors by experiencing and vetting gap programs in an ongoing basis to keep current of gap issues. She is also the keynote speaker at the gap fairs in Colorado and speaks on panels and in classes at local high schools. Time out may be a gap year or semester between high school and college, between college terms, after college, mid-career, or during retirement. This period of self-exploration instills confidence, focus, and motivation for future educational pursuits in younger students, while enabling older adults to find purpose and connection in their later years.

Gap Year Services Include:

An initial assessment of students’ (of any age) passions and interests based on an online questionnaire, vetting of and matching with best suited programs, referrals to former program alumni, assistance with applications and funding resources, communications with program staff, and mid and end-of-year evaluations. International and domestic opportunities include:

  • Volunteer & Community Service
  • Academic & Post-Grad Study
  • Work & Internships
  • Travel & Community Immersion
  • Environmental & Conservation Programs
  • Outdoor Wilderness & Adventure Programs