But with the passage of time, there has occurred other factors which are causing students from well-off backgrounds to delay one year or two in the joining of college (Withers, 2009).
The researcher has also noticed this tendency in his school and college fellows and other peers, and he is getting really anxious to know the causes of such an inclination. For this purpose, he has taken this research endeavor to find out if he is correct in his observation, and if yes, then what factors are triggering such actions.
The researcher believes that this research is of utmost and universal importance as delay in the joining of college is not limited to US only. Therefore, this exploration may help the scholars and researchers from other areas of the world to find out the reasons for such tendencies in their regions.
As this research is academic and not financed by any authority, therefore the researcher will surely face financial issues. As a pre-caution, the researcher is going to limit this study to the students of his nearby area and city.
CHAPTER III: will involve a description of the technical details of the method adopted in the research. The type and mode of the research, the process of data collection, presentation and analysis will also be examined.
CHAPTER IV: will comprise of the presentation of the data obtained with the help of tables and charts. This will provide an objective view of this research to the readers. It will also present a logical and rational analysis of the facts found in the previous chapter. Graphs as well as narrative analysis will also be used to present researcher’s own interpretation objectively.
Taking a ‘gap year’ between the high school and college is a common talk today. The late 20th century and the early 21st are full of the instances as well as the researches done on this topic. This practice is rapidly becoming common and the students are considering it widely. The most recent is a study by Sara