Liam Killeen, Staff Writer ’15
Transfer Student: Matthew Dawson
College: Merrimack College
Previous School: Bentley
Hometown: Dennis Yarmouth
Me: What was your reason for leaving Bentley?
Matt: I didn’t like the area or the social setting.
Me: What are you studying currently at Merrimack?
Matt: I’m a business major. I have a concentration in sports management.
Me: What do you miss about Bentley?
Matt: I really liked their food.
Me: How have people been treating you since you’ve been at Merrimack?
Matt: People have been treating me great, everyone is friendly.
Me: What are the major differences you’ve seen between the two institutions?
Matt: Merrimack is way smaller, but I enjoy it because the class sizes are also smaller which helps me in class. Also, Bentley was less lenient when I was there.
Me: Do you have more fun going to Merrimack than you did at Bentley?
Matt: Eh, about the same amount.
Me: What is your favorite part about attending Merrimack College?
Matt: I like the gym a lot since they’ve put more work into it. I also really like the social environment. Everybody is friendly.
Me: What is your favorite meal at Merrimack College?
Matt: I like the chicken patties.
Me: What is your favorite spot on campus?
Matt: I like the MPR just to shoot around with my friends after working out.
Me: Do you play any sports now?
Matt: I played football at Bentley, but I am not playing anything now.
Me: What advice do you have for other transfer students?
Matt: I would say just keep an open mind and stick it out.