hmi gap, adventure and conservation, patagonia national park, backpacking
11 December

HMI Gap: Saying Good-bye

Written by: Pearl Just two days ago, HMI Gap fall semesters came to a close. At the end of every HMI program, students do a Solo, during which they write their Full Circle, a reflection exercise to consider what they …

HMI gap, adventure and conservation, backpacking, patagonia national park, gap year
27 November

Gap: Traditions of Patagonia

Written by: Josh and Laria I’ve been horizontal for 11 hours and caught about 5 hours of sleep. The wind has been assaulting our “tent” for about 14 hours. It’s a good thing Flynn was running around all night keeping …

11 July

HMI Gap: Leading with Purpose

If you are a teenager, live with one, or have even ever been one, you probably recognize a fascinating paradox that characterizes adolescence: phases of seemingly intractable apathy, listlessness, and angst contrasted starkly by periods of intense focus, passion, and …