Dylan Gafarian is one of the Academic Counselors for the extremely prestigious Research Aligned Mentorship (RAM) Program at Farmingdale State College. This elite program is dedicated to provide extra benefits and rewards that enhance the learning experience not readily available to other Farmingdale students.
Prior to Farmingdale, Dylan worked in the Office of Admissions at Stony Brook University as a New York State Admissions Counselor. There, Dylan sought to make the college application process exciting, fun, and attainable for all. During his time as an Admissions Counselor, he traveled throughout New York State bringing the next wave of young, bright leaders to Long Island.
While pursuing his first graduate degree, Dylan dove deep into the research of the lasting effects of student success in relation to a students involvement, leadership, and creativity. Leadership and creativity are among many of Dylan's favorite topics to discuss with students. In the last 5 years, Dylan has traveled to colleges and high schools and local businesses throughout the Long Island area sharing the benefits of creative thinking, creative problem-solving, and leadership development.
Now, holding a second graduate degree from the Buffalo State College’s International Center for Studies in Creativity, Dylan is dedicated to enhancing the world with creative thinking and enhanced problem-solving techniques. Dylan was recently named one of Long Island’s 30 Under 30 by the Young Professionals of Long Island.