After spending 12 or so years in full-time education, no one would blame you for wanting to take a break between taking your A-levels and starting a degree. Is taking some time out from education a good idea though? Let’s have a look at the pros and cons of a gap year.
The standard response I hear from people when it comes to discussing volunteering is “I don’t have time”. I think there is a terrible misconception that volunteers should be retired people who are looking to ‘fill their time’.