Find the Gap: CGS Gap Semester Resources

Your gap semester is a time of limitless opportunity. Whether you choose to focus on you, focus on learning, focus on experience, or any combination of the above, we’re here to help you make the most of your gap semester. This article contains tips, resources, and helpful links to get you started on your journey. […]

Capping off CGS from around the world

Capstone has long been a rite of passage for CGS students, the culmination of their academic experience at CGS at the end of their sophomore year. But for this year’s class of sophomores, remote learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic presented a unique challenge to completing the project.

#My100Days: Working as a teacher’s assistant in Taiwan

Clara Sudol (CGS ‘21), used the gap semester as an opportunity to get out of her comfort zone. Clara spent the semester in Taiwan where she worked as a teacher’s assistant in an elementary school. We spoke to her about her time abroad and how it prepared her to succeed at BU.

Q&A: CGS’s New Boston-New England Experience

This year, the College of General Studies is offering incoming first-year students the opportunity for an interdisciplinary, experiential education without leaving New England. The Boston-New England experience, hosted for the first time this year, gives students the opportunity to spend their spring semester in Boston, and continue with a Summer 1 semester that takes them to historical sites around New England.