Gap Year Planning Fee Structure

Services begin with a $100 initial consultation fee.  This includes:

  1.  Both students and parent(s) fill out a 35 question survey.  They are separate for each.
  2. When the survey is completed a two hour consultation meeting is scheduled between the Student, Parents(s)/guardian and Chris Brown from BWE. The meeting is broken down as follows:
    1. Meet together with family to go over process and expectations. (15 minutes)
    2. Meet with parent(s) alone and go over survey results for clarification and deeper input. (30 Minutes) 
    3. Meet with student and go over survey results for clarification and deeper input (30 Minutes)
    4. Meet with parents and student to discuss results and next steps.

A full plan is $1200 includes the following:

  1. a list of five or six Post Secondary Institutions/ Colleges that fit the criteria of both Student and Parents,the pros and cons of each institution will be discussed between the family and the BWE consultant. 
  2. potential organizations to volunteer, intern for or travel with.  This includes the costs, contacts, logistics, pros and cons and how they may fit into different higher education institutions
  3. a detailed plan that includes goals, objectives, completion timeline checklist, resource directory and Scholarship information
  4. Check in with student and family 4 times during year one.  (2 face to face and 2 online)

Other services are available as determined.