Nepal, Africa, and Peru before starting college

International South Africa Nyq“My current personal and academic success in college is so much more powerful because I took the time to do a GAP experience,” – Nick Bruzzo, a college student at the University of Redlands, CA.

Nick was working with his College Educational Consultant Coach regarding getting into the best college choices. She pointed out that many of the top Universities are encouraging students to take a GAP year before starting college. She proposed several options, one of which was to connect with a personalized Pacia Life GAP Coach.

Nick states, […]

August 30th, 2016|College Education, Extraordinary Living, GAP|

USA Sailing Level 1 course

Congrats to our students in Pacia Puerto Rico for passing the USA Sailing Level 1 course!


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June 13th, 2016|Extraordinary Living, GAP, Puerto Rico, Surf House|

Update from South Africa

Pacia South Africa GAP“When my mentors first asked me if I wanted to travel abroad I wasn’t really sure if I was ready for that. My first trip was to Europe, which went well.   But my time in South Africa was life altering! As I’m getting ready for my third trip back to South Africa, this time for 6 months, I must say that if you want to go to one of the most beautiful places in Africa, you must go spend time in Cape Town. My time with my […]

May 25th, 2016|Young Adults|

Letting Go by David Altshuler

Letting Go

Look, if there was any chance that you actually could effect positive change by micromanaging your child, then I wouldn’t say a word against your way of doing things. Honest.  If, by swooping in, you could help your daughter in any way, I’d give you the thumbs up and leave you alone. I’d ignore that your kid may never learn to do anything without you when you’re doing everything for her. […]

May 24th, 2016|Parenting|