KIVU Gap Year
By Andy Braner
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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.
||CleanWhat is a Spiritual Autobiography Retreat?||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 for each of||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy So Long to Graduate College?||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 their under||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpend a Semester in Santiago, Chile!||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 Gap Semester||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Mis)understanding the Enneagram||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 popularity, ther||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 Stepping Stones into Young Adulthood||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 stumble into||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow A Gap Year Changes Your Brain||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. Join Andy||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Your Passion and Calling||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 calling. Learn ho||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning the Power of Story||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.||9/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree Questions for Parents||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 after return||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gap Year and Emotional Intelligence||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 about Emotiona||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Is A Gap Year?||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 levels to devel||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DNA of Our Faith||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 Andy Braner a||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA History Of KIVU Gap Year||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!||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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Love this!! It’s so refreshing in the midst of daily life, can’t thank you guys enough for putting forth this podcast!
Love this podcast!!