GAPA Postgraduate Academy provides another year of academic preparedness and time to enhance study skills and time management, perhaps another year to strengthen athletic ability to pursue a sport in college. These are all valid reasons for pursuing a post-graduate year.
The "Gap Year" is more popular than ever, with thousand of sports enthusiasts taking an interim year between high school and college to pursue a passion, do meaningful athletic developing, or to explore a pre-college culture.
GAPA Postgraduate Academy provides international students with unique class settings, competitive sports opportunities, and to live with like-minded English-speaking students. This creates a helpful environment for learning English. This gives them the chance to make friends and communicate in English on a regular basis.
GAPA's Postgraduate Academy can help sports enthusiasts who were not accepted into their colleges of choice, need to add a few more credits to their transcript or are looking to get accepted into more competitive colleges.
GAPA helps international students with several components of their secondary education including:
A postgraduate year, at GAPA, gives young athletes a chance to increase their visibility, work with some of the top coaches, and train in state-of-the-art facilities. GAPA have strong connections with college coaches and recruiters, and the notoriety of GAPA's programs can help sports enthusiasts get noticed by colleges that might never otherwise even heard of them.
The GAPA Campus is like a preview of college life, but with more structure and guidance. This helps sports enthusiasts adjust to dorm life, improving their organizational skills and time management, and developing a strong balance of school, activities, sports, and social life.
A yearlong academic curriculum designed for sports enthusiasts who have already graduated from high school or don't hold a high school diploma. Traditionally, postgraduate programs have been targeted to male sports enthusiasts; however, GAPA will be co-ed by opening up to female sports enthusiasts as well.
College admissions officers recognize that the PG year offers many benefits to a student and will ultimately make him not only a better candidate for admission but a better student once he is on a college campus. Every year, PG graduates are accepted at schools ranging from Ivy League universities to supportive liberal arts schools and everything in between.
A non-refundable enrollment fee of $100.00 for sports enthusiasts is due on the following enrollment dates.
This payment will be applied to the total tuition balance and secures your students place in our academy and on our roster. After the due date of August 16th, a place in the class can no longer be assured.
GAPA's payment plans enable families to spread tuition payments over the school year as opposed to paying the tuition in one total sum. Families will be billed in an automatic bank draft by the Business Office according to their payment-plan selection. Please see Parent Connect for details on payments.
Please contact: Administrative Director, 865-551-9781 or LegendsAre@GAPAcademy.org with any questions.
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