Life After Gann

Gann's rich academic program and focus on character development result in alumni who engage deeply on college campuses. Our alumni attend Ivy League universities, liberal arts colleges, and large research universities. They study abroad, lead campus organizations, and conduct original research. Our college counseling department works to ensure an excellent college match for each Gann student.
Through college and beyond, the Gann Alumni Network exists to connect alumni to one another, professionally and personally. Our graduates include computer programmers, artists, lawyers, teachers, rabbis, and physicians – both around the country and the world. When you join the Gann community, you become part of a network of intellectually confident, passionately engaged, and ethically responsible individuals who believe in using their unique talents and voices to create a better world.  

3-Year College Matriculation (2015 - 2017)

Gann students attend a variety of colleges and universities. Below is a list of matriculations from the previous three years.

(Bold indicates multiple students)
American University Hofstra University The University of Tampa
Babson College Ithaca College Trinity College
Barnard College Jewish Theological Seminary of America Tufts University
Bates College Johns Hopkins University Tulane University
Boston College Johnson & Wales University University of Cincinnati
Boston University Lawrence University University of Connecticut
Brandeis University Lehigh University University of Hartford
Brown University Marlboro College University of Illinois
Carleton University Massachusetts Institute of Technology University of Maryland, College Park
Carnegie Mellon University McGill University University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Case Western Reserve University Michigan State University University of Miami
Clark University Middlebury College University of Michigan
Colby College Muhlenberg College University of New Hampshire
Colgate University New York University University of Pennsylvania
College of Charleston Northeastern University University of Rhode Island
Connecticut College Northwestern University University of Rochester
Cornell University Oberlin College University of Vermont
Dartmouth College Pennsylvania State University University of Virginia
DePaul University Pratt Institute University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dickinson College Princeton University Ursinus College
Duke University Quinnipiac University  Vanderbilt University
Elon University Rochester Institute of Technology Washington University in St. Louis
Emerson College Roger Williams University Wellesley College
Emory University Skidmore College Wesleyan University
Franklin & Marshall College Smith College Wheaton College
Gettysburg College Southern Vermont College Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Goucher College Stanford University Yale University
Hamilton College Syracuse University Yeshiva University
Hampshire College The George Washington University
Harvard University The New School

Graduates also participated in more than 24 gap year and service programs from 2015 to 2017.

Words from Alumni

We learned to listen to each other and respect differing points of view. We learned that challenging encounters are opportunities for growth. We learned tolerance. The experience has had a profound influence on my life -- from college, to medical school, to my work in emergency medicine.
Dr. Doron Korinow, Class of 2000 | Tel Aviv University & University of Massachusetts Medical Center | Now: Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician at Anna Jaques Hospital and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital

My years at Gann are some of my fondest. There are quite a few people who impacted my life in positive and dramatic ways, from coaches to teachers of all disciplines. What I remember most fondly about Gann was every faculty member’s personal investment in his or her students. The genuine interest of teachers in a student’s success is hard to find.
Margalit Chafitz, Class of 2006 | Boston University, Class of 2010 | Now: Senior Producer at Sullivan

Keeping quiet is not part of the Gann mentality. Gann has developed very effective formats for dialogue and the free exchange of ideas, and we were constantly encouraged to respectfully share our opinions. In different ways, I think that every student graduated with the ability to speak up even in the face of opposition. In many situations, I've been able to voice ideas with the knowledge that the worst-case-scenario is that someone might disagree.
Alex Woogmaster, Class of 2005 | Cornell University, Class of 2011 | Now: Creative Director at Wynn Design & Development

Who Will You Become?

List of 3 news stories.

  • Fulbright Scholar Delves Into Israeli Infertility

    Alisa Feldman, Class of 2014

    Be fruitful and multiply. It's commanded in the Book of Genesis, it's also echoed in Israel's generous subsidizing of in vitro fertilization (IVF) for women who do not yet have two children.

    Thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, Gann alum Alisa Feldman '14 will be heading to Tel Aviv University in September to better understand Israelis' perceptions of infertility. “I'll be doing interviews and studying the country's policies to get a good understanding of what Israelis think about infertility,” says Alisa, who graduates from the University of Pennsylvania this month.

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  • Arnon Shorr '01

    Arnon Shorr, A Jewish Pirate's Life for Me

    Arnon Shorr, Class of 2001

    There were countless reasons why Arnon Shorr '01 shouldn’t have made a movie about Jewish pirates. He had never shot a film on water. The story took place around the time of the Spanish Inquisition, which meant expensive costumes and props. Insurance would be astronomical. And where was he going to find a ship to rent, given his very modest, crowd-funded budget?

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  • Workers installing the more than 800 solar panels on the Gann Academy SAC roof.

    Solar Panel Ribbon Cutting This Week

    The Gann Academy/New Jew community is invited to the ribbon cutting of our new solar project this Friday, April 13, from 9:50 to 10:10 am.

    Gann Academy's electricity will soon be exclusively powered by renewable energy. Despite the snow, the roof of Gann's student activity center has been a hive of activity this winter with the installation of more than 800 solar panels. These will soon power 25% of Gann's energy needs, with the rest sourced from wind.
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