KIVU Gap Year
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 13
  • Last: 20 Nov 2017
Come join us for a discussion about The KIVU Gap Year and the reason we're trying to help students before they hit University Life.

Episodes (13)

  • What is a Spiritual Autobiography Retreat?
    What is a Spiritual Autobiography Retreat?
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: n/a
    Every Fall, students in our Global Gap Year go on a weekend retreat away from the city.  It is a weekend full of storytelling.  We walk through a booklet developed by Dave Meserve titled, '7 Stories'.  This retreat tends to be a highlight f... Read more →
    Every Fall, students in our Global Gap Year go on a weekend retreat away from the city.  It is a weekend full of storytelling.  We walk through a booklet developed by Dave Meserve titled, '7 Stories'.  This retreat tends to be a highlight f... Read more →

  • Why So Long to Graduate College?
    Why So Long to Graduate College?
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    Published: 6 Nov 2017 Duration: n/a
    Often times we are asked, "Why take a gap year?  Doesn't that just add years to finishing university?" I know it sounds counter-intuitive, but the current research shows that on average, today's university students take 5-6 years to finish ... Read more →
    Often times we are asked, "Why take a gap year?  Doesn't that just add years to finishing university?" I know it sounds counter-intuitive, but the current research shows that on average, today's university students take 5-6 years to finish ... Read more →

  • Spend a Semester in Santiago, Chile!
    Spend a Semester in Santiago, Chile!
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    Published: 9 Oct 2017 Duration: n/a
    This episode is a fun introduction to life in Latin America with Director Josh Benjamin.  He shares with us about learning the language, food, and culture as a student in Santiago, Chile.  You can live in Latin America with our Global and G... Read more →
    This episode is a fun introduction to life in Latin America with Director Josh Benjamin.  He shares with us about learning the language, food, and culture as a student in Santiago, Chile.  You can live in Latin America with our Global and G... Read more →

  • (Mis)understanding the Enneagram
    (Mis)understanding the Enneagram
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    Published: 3 Oct 2017 Duration: n/a
    The Enneagram is one of several tools we use in the KIVU Gap Year to help students increase in faith ownership and emotional intelligence.  However, in the past few years it has become very popularized in the United States.  With that popul... Read more →
    The Enneagram is one of several tools we use in the KIVU Gap Year to help students increase in faith ownership and emotional intelligence.  However, in the past few years it has become very popularized in the United States.  With that popul... Read more →

  • 6 Stepping Stones into Young Adulthood
    6 Stepping Stones into Young Adulthood
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    Published: 25 Sep 2017 Duration: n/a
    How do young people intentionally transition from adolescence to young adulthood?  It seems like our culture does not offer much guidance into how we grow and mature into healthy adults.   We graduate from high school and somehow hope to st... Read more →
    How do young people intentionally transition from adolescence to young adulthood?  It seems like our culture does not offer much guidance into how we grow and mature into healthy adults.   We graduate from high school and somehow hope to st... Read more →

  • How A Gap Year Changes Your Brain
    How A Gap Year Changes Your Brain
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    Published: 18 Sep 2017 Duration: n/a
    What if a gap year actually had the added benefit of changing the neuro pathways in your brain? That's right.  New science is coming out showing that extensive travel and experience can literally change the way your synapses are connected... Read more →
    What if a gap year actually had the added benefit of changing the neuro pathways in your brain? That's right.  New science is coming out showing that extensive travel and experience can literally change the way your synapses are connected... Read more →

  • Finding Your Passion and Calling
    Finding Your Passion and Calling
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    Published: 11 Sep 2017 Duration: n/a
    Vocare is a word we use at KIVU to describe where purpose and passion converge in our lives.  In this interview, Luke Parrott talks with Greg Fuchs about how the Denver program intentionally develops young adults in their passion and callin... Read more →
    Vocare is a word we use at KIVU to describe where purpose and passion converge in our lives.  In this interview, Luke Parrott talks with Greg Fuchs about how the Denver program intentionally develops young adults in their passion and callin... Read more →

  • Learning the Power of Story
    Learning the Power of Story
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    Published: 2 Sep 2017 Duration: n/a
    This week's podcast features Josh Benjamin, our South America Director at KIVU Gap Year!  He walks us through the power of story in students lives and ways that we help them grow into a more healthy version of themselves.
    This week's podcast features Josh Benjamin, our South America Director at KIVU Gap Year!  He walks us through the power of story in students lives and ways that we help them grow into a more healthy version of themselves.

  • Three Questions for Parents
    Three Questions for Parents
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    Published: 28 Aug 2017 Duration: n/a
    In this week's podcast, Andy Braner tries to answer the top three questions we get here at the KIVU Gap Year from Parents: 1. How is there such diversity among Gap Year costs? 2. Is a Gap Year Safe? 3. Will my student go back to college ... Read more →
    In this week's podcast, Andy Braner tries to answer the top three questions we get here at the KIVU Gap Year from Parents: 1. How is there such diversity among Gap Year costs? 2. Is a Gap Year Safe? 3. Will my student go back to college ... Read more →

  • The Gap Year and Emotional Intelligence
    The Gap Year and Emotional Intelligence
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    Published: 21 Aug 2017 Duration: n/a
    One of the most interesting effects of taking a gap year is what is referred to as Emotional Intelligence or EQ.  So why would you go to take a Gap Year to work on Emotional Intelligence? Listen here to Luke Parrott and Andy Braner talk ab... Read more →
    One of the most interesting effects of taking a gap year is what is referred to as Emotional Intelligence or EQ.  So why would you go to take a Gap Year to work on Emotional Intelligence? Listen here to Luke Parrott and Andy Braner talk ab... Read more →

  • What Is A Gap Year?
    What Is A Gap Year?
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    Published: 14 Aug 2017 Duration: n/a
    Today's students are struggling with vision, skill set, and comprehensive view of how to get their hands and feet dirty in almost every industry.  The gap year concept gives students the opportunity to choose internships on a variety of lev... Read more →
    Today's students are struggling with vision, skill set, and comprehensive view of how to get their hands and feet dirty in almost every industry.  The gap year concept gives students the opportunity to choose internships on a variety of lev... Read more →

  • The DNA of Our Faith
    The DNA of Our Faith
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    Published: 7 Aug 2017 Duration: n/a
    We often get questions about the faith DNA we help our students to think about, and we feel it's important to distinguish between a "Christian" gap year, and a gap year that helps students understand how to own their own faith. You'll hear ... Read more →
    We often get questions about the faith DNA we help our students to think about, and we feel it's important to distinguish between a "Christian" gap year, and a gap year that helps students understand how to own their own faith. You'll hear ... Read more →

  • A History Of KIVU Gap Year
    A History Of KIVU Gap Year
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    Published: 31 Jul 2017 Duration: n/a
    Our first Podcast at The KIVU Gap Year. We talk about the history of KIVU and the importance of a Gap Year. Ever wondered what "KIVU" means? We tell you right here!
    Our first Podcast at The KIVU Gap Year. We talk about the history of KIVU and the importance of a Gap Year. Ever wondered what "KIVU" means? We tell you right here!