Forget the old concept of going straight from high school to college to work. Through her firsthand perspective, gap year girl Monika Lutz shows you how to win internships around the world, discover your passion and build a skill set that colleges and employers will chase—all for less than the price of a full year at a state school. Now What? provides firsthand examples to show students: • How to win high-profile internships without any college experience • How to plan and pay for a gap year without depending on Mom and Dad • How to make professional, academic, and personal progress through taking a gap year • How to avoid and overcome common gap year challenges including travel complications, personal-safety threats, immigration problems, unemployment, and loneliness. You read about Monika in The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and more. Now, get the full story. Now What? takes readers along on Monika’s six-country gap year journey from college rejection, to jungle huts, to high-fashion houses, to the US Congress in order to break through the college controversy that’s tearing our high schools apart. This is the full story the newspapers couldn’t tell.