rebelling against low expectations

AuthorAberdeen Livingstone

Aberdeen Livingstone is a twenty-year-old online student with The King’s College pursuing journalism. She also works part-time and enjoys hanging out with her four younger siblings. She echoes St. Augustine’s words that seeking God is the greatest adventure and ponders life, faith, and books on her blog, A Glimpse of Starlight.

There Are No Detours: 3 Lessons from My Unexpected Gap Year


I never planned on taking a gap year. I never dreamed of deviating from the four-years-of-college-right-after-high-school path. I’m the kind of person who enjoys school and accomplishing things, one of those type-A high achievers. That’s why, when I was forced to take a gap year due to health issues, I felt devastated. I went from several AP classes to a low-skill, very part time job...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →