Gap Year Online at The School of The New York Times

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Program Description

Whether you are a lifelong reader of The New York Times or just discovering your interest in journalism, this program is intended to be an entryway into the field. Every week, students will use sections of the newspaper to dive into an important social, cultural or global topic led by an instructor who is an expert in the field. Service Learning and Reflection projects complement these Section Studies (ex. New York, Sports, Politics, Style, Books, Opinion), helping students identify ways to give back to the community and contemplate how their understanding of the world is changing. Through mentorship, professional development sessions and life skills workshops, students will end the program with a clearer vision of their personal goals and career aspirations.

Highlights

Section studies include: New York, Sports, Politics, Style, Books, Opinion and are supplemented with professional development and life skills workshops.

Qualifications

- Transcript and School Report
- Resume
- Writing Sample
- Work Sample (Optional)
The committee strives to select talented student leaders with diverse interests, ambitions and writing styles who will contribute to a well-rounded and academically engaging community of students. Each application is reviewed holistically and qualified students who have demonstrated both a genuine interest in Gap Year and a strong academic background will be considered for admission to the program.

What`s Included

6- and 12-week options are available:
Program A: Feb 1 โ€“ Mar 12
Program B: Mar 22 โ€“ Apr 30
Program A + B: Feb 1 โ€“ Apr 30
Live video instruction and guided group activities are led by expert instructors every weekday. Modules include a combination of reading assignments, lectures, guest speakers, discussions, virtual site visits, workshops and a culminating final project.

Program Locations

New York, United States

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Program Details

Provider:
The School of The New York Times
Location
  • United States: New York
Language:
English
Duration:
1-3 months
Program Type:
Gap Year Expedition
Participants:
Worldwide
Cost:
Each 6-week program is $7,500. Students may enroll in both 6-week programs for a 10% tuition discount.
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