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Want to give high school students the world? Projects Abroad can help
Want to give high school students the world? Projects Abroad can help

Gap years have become popular for high school students who want to take a year off and see the world before starting college. But for students short on time who want a meaningful travel experience, Projects Abroad can fill the gap. Projects Abroad, which has offices in New York City and Toronto, offers summer programs worldwide for high school students ages 16 to 19. Volunteer trips emphasize cultural immersion and are tailored to first-time travelers. The idea is to give students a sense of purpose, a chance to learn a new language or a new skill, and an opportunity to explore a foreign country -- all in as little as two weeks. Students may choose projects that emphasize...

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