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Gaining Valuable Skills – A Gap Year Experience

Gaining Valuable Skills – A Gap Year Experience

Why I choose to take a gap year: Choosing to take a gap year was a long and thought out decision that started at the beginning of my junior year of high school after attending a local Chicago gap year fair. After considering many options, I loved the idea of...

My Internship Experience at Dynamy

My Internship Experience at Dynamy

Hi, My name is Sam and I'm finishing up my first semester at Dynamy. I chose to take a gap year because I don't know what I want to go to college for, so I thought taking a year and moving to a different state would give me a better Idea of what I want to do as a...

My Personal Growth at Dynamy

My Personal Growth at Dynamy

When I found out that I got into Berklee College of Music, I was so thrilled that I was going to be attending my dream school for the next four years of my life. But once the excitement wore off, reality started to set in, and so did my anxieties about the future. All...

My Choice to Take a Gap Year

My Choice to Take a Gap Year

Howdy! I suppose an introduction is in order if you are going to be reading this.  My name is Aliya Larkin and I am a Dynamy intern. I am currently working at an internship with the Worcester Business Journal which is a local newspaper.   I’ll just get right into why...

Trying Something New – A Dynamy Student Perspective

Trying Something New – A Dynamy Student Perspective

During my junior and beginning of my senior year of high school, I struggled with my next steps while everyone else was deciding where to go to college. Nothing felt perfect; I didn't get into the schools I convinced myself I wanted to go to, and I still wasn't sure...

Why I Chose Dynamy for My Gap Year

Why I Chose Dynamy for My Gap Year

Hi!  I’m Isaiah, an intern at Dynamy. I’m from Arlington, Virginia, and I just graduated from high school this year.  I work as an intern for 141 Creative, a digital marketing firm.  Instead of going to college for the 2020 year, I decided to take a gap...

Staff Interviews

Q & A with the Dynamy Admissions Team

Q & A with the Dynamy Admissions Team

We had a current Dynamy student, Isaiah Levy, come up with questions to ask our Admissions Team. We wanted to know what a current student who has been in the program for a month thought incoming applicants should know. Below are the questions by Isaiah and the answers...

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Monica Potter

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Monica Potter

Full Name: Monica Potter Job Title: Director Bio:  Monica Potter is the Director of the Dynamy Internship Year Program. She has been with Dynamy for nine years. She has held various positions during her time including Director of Student Support, Program Director...

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – James Guaragna

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – James Guaragna

Full Name: James Guaragna Job Title: Advisor Bio:  James is originally from Dorchester, MA and currently lives in Boylston, MA. Prior to working at Dynamy, James worked in Higher Education for 8 years in residence life, orientation, and athletics. James received...

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Joelle Dumont

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Joelle Dumont

Full Name: Joelle Dumont Job Title: Internship Year Advisor Bio:  Joelle just entered her third year with working for Dynamy in a new role as an advisor. When Joelle began working with Dynamy in 2017, she was a Residential Coordinator that worked with students...

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Lauren Buffone

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Lauren Buffone

Full Name: Lauren Buffone, LICSW Job Title: Coordinator of Student Support Bio:  Lauren Buffone started at Dynamy in 2015 as an Internship Year Advisor before moving into her current role as the Coordinator of Student Support. She is a licensed independent clinical...

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Katelynn Shea

Dynamy Staff Interview Series – Katelynn Shea

Full Name: Katelynn Shea Job Title: Director of Admissions Bio:  Katelynn joined Dynamy Internship Year as the Director of Admissions in 2017. Prior to Dynamy Katelynn spent nine years working in college admissions where she found a passion for guiding students and...

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