Tiffany Marquez Escobar


While many students across the country switched to online classes, others decided to pursue different paths by taking a gap year. The Beacon talked with four students who recently took gap years.Canva by Marek Corsello.

COVID gap year: Learn about the experiences of 4 UP students

With the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of students across the globe were forced to abandon their dorm rooms, switch up their classrooms for Zoom screens and press pause on their traditional college experience. But while some students transitioned to online classes, others made a different decision.