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What is a Gap Year?
A gap year is a semester or full year of experiential learning typically taken between high school graduation and college enrollment. Gap years are intended to give students a break from academics to discover themselves and consider what kind of education and career they want to pursue.
Benefits of a Gap Year
Discover hidden passions
Develop & achieve personal goals
Boost confidence, maturity & independence
Find personal happiness
Develop independent living skills
Unique life experiences
Build soft skills
Have fun & build meaningful friendships
Become a more engaged citizen
Higher 4-year graduation rate
Exploration of career interests & college major
Opportunity to refocus & decompress after high school
Boost career opportunities & build a professional resume
Why Gap Time? + Why Dynamy?
98% of students say their gap year helped them improve their maturity and confidence.
60% say their gap year confirmed or helped them discover their choice of career or college major.
80% of Dynamy applicants identify as academically burned out from the traditional classroom.
88% of Dynamy students identify as college bound but do not yet feel that they are college ready.
Dynamy Alumni Outcomes
Reasons Students Choose Dynamy
80% of Dynamy students identify as feeling academically burned out from the traditional classroom.
75% of Dynamy students identify as hands-on learners that benefit from real world experiences and mentorship.
85% of Dynamy students feel unsure of their college major and seek hands on experiences through professional internships.
Executive Functioning Skills
70% of Dynamy students express a need to strengthen essential skills such as organization & time management before college.