Taylor The Gap is a personalized gap year consulting service nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, in Boulder, Colorado. Founder and owner Marion Taylor, accredited by the Gap Year Association in 2018 and recipient of the 2021 Advancing The Gap Year Movement Award, works with young and adult students nationally from all orientations, abilities, and economic backgrounds, and emphasizes student ownership and direction based on interests and goals. Complimenting her social work background (MSW), Marion’s unique perspective is based on a lifetime of personal gap experiences including 3 years in Peace Corps Senegal, West Africa, on parenting four gap year children, and on regular research and vetting of both domestic and international gap programs. She also serves as a keynote speaker at USA Gap Fairs nationally and at colleges and high schools in the Rocky Mountain West. As a former Gap Year Advisor Ambassador of the Gap Year Association Board, Marion continues to serve as co-chair of the Membership Committee and on the Fair Trade Learning and 2021 conference planning committees. Marion is registered with Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) in case of security alerts or travel advisories which is especially important in this time of COVID-19. 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:
International and domestic opportunities include:
- COVID-19 Resources
- Volunteer & Community Service
- Academic & Post-Grad Study
- Work & Internships
- Travel & Community Immersion
- Environmental & Conservation Programs
- Outdoor Wilderness & Adventure Programs
- Support with planning of independent experience
In carrying out gap consulting services, Taylor The Gap honors and values the diversity of all people, regardless of age, culture, ability, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.
Financial discounts are available on an as needed basis.