Calculate how much college will (actually) cost you

Calculate how much college will (actually) cost you

  Take a moment to think about your finances — are you feeling anxious yet? If you’re like most college-bound students, preparing for tuition and miscellaneous college expenses can be intimidating, especially when you start to consider the rising cost of higher education. In-state and out-of-state tuition rates for four-year universities are on the rise, […]

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7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

  Applying to colleges can be stressful — not to mention how stressful it can be to figure out how to pay for college once you get accepted. But here at Marymount University, we’ll help you figure out how to do just that. Here are seven tips to consider as you research scholarships! 1. Be […]

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12 SAT and ACT survival tips every high schooler should try

12 SAT and ACT survival tips every high schooler should try

  Do you have anxiety about taking the SAT or ACT? We get it, and we’re here to help. Figuring out how to study for and do well on standardized tests for college can be a really stressful thing for college-bound students, but the Admissions team at Marymount University put together a list of 12 […]

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More Sociology graduates are going into the medical field — here’s why

More Sociology graduates are going into the medical field — here's why

  You might be surprised to know that an increasing number of Sociology degree recipients are applying to pre-med programs and pursuing their doctoral degrees in what was previously considered to be a path exclusively for Biology majors. Despite its basis in social sciences, an undergraduate degree in Sociology is highly versatile and can lend […]

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What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

  Information technology, also commonly referred to as IT, is a rapidly evolving and expanding field that is changing the way every individual — and every industry for that matter — interacts with computers, their systems and their components. The information technology boom is nowhere near over — in fact, many believe it is just […]

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3 ways to start preparing for your final year of high school

3 ways to start preparing for your final year of high school

  Dear rising high school senior — after three years of dedicated schoolwork, you’re on the cusp of your senior year! Congratulations are in order, but now is not the time to rest on your laurels. It’s time to prepare for the upcoming year, and the next four after that as well! You’ve probably already […]

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Why two-year degree holders should transfer to complete their bachelor’s

Why two-year degree holders should transfer to complete their bachelor's

  Though two-year degrees are a well-known option for students looking to save time and money on their education, there are many long-term factors that make the traditional four-year bachelor’s degree a great option for many students. For those enrolled in a two-year associate’s degree program, transferring colleges to a four-year program may seem daunting […]

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3 ways you can prepare for the FAFSA right now

3 ways you can prepare for the FAFSA right now

  One of the biggest challenges for college students and their families is financing a college education. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college spiked 32 percent between 2011 and 2019. But while costs have increased, getting a college education has become more important than ever for landing a stable job. […]

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Getting the most out of your college visits while in high school

Getting the most out of your college visits while in high school

  The campus visit is an absolute must, and it plays a very important part of the college decision process — you are choosing your home for the next four years. If you talk to any college student about why they chose their school, they might say something like, ‘it was the perfect fit!’ or […]

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4 reasons NOT to rush into choosing a college major

4 reasons NOT to rush into choosing a college major

  Look, we get it — applying to college can be stressful. But we’re here to tell you that there’s one less thing you need to worry about right now — choosing your college major. Read on for some reasons not to rush into declaring your college major too quickly. Who knows, waiting to do […]

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