5 tips on creating a résumé that hirers can’t resist

5 tips on how to create a résumé that hirers can't resist

  Curating a college résumé is one of the most important things you can do when applying to college. Here at Marymount University, we understand that writing a professional college résumé is more than simply trying to impress college recruiters. Your résumé is meant to be a tangible representation — summing up who you are […]

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4 ways college students can start building a network in D.C.

4 ways college students can start building a network in D.C.

  College students are (or should be) focused on successfully completing their four-year degree. But in the midst of homework, tests and having a social life, sometimes college students forget to make networking a priority. Networking is super important, and it offers you the chance to make valuable connections that may lead you to finding […]

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The real first step in choosing a college

The real first step in choosing a college

  Close your eyes for a moment and picture yourself out of high school — no more lockers, home room or cool-kid cafeteria cliques. You’ve graduated, moved on and are about to begin a brand new chapter of your life in an entirely new world. What kind of college do you envision yourself at? At […]

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Why going to college in D.C. is good for your future career

Why going to college in D.C. is good for your future career

  D.C. has some of the best internship and job opportunities in the country. If you’re looking for these advantages in a flourishing city, D.C. fits the bill for a multitude of reasons! As the nation’s capital, D.C. is thriving with countless possibilities that will allow you to get ahead in your future career both […]

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3 must-read books for college students pursuing a competitive edge

3 must-read books for college students pursuing a competitive edge

  Okay, we get it — you’re probably thinking, “Why would I want to read more books when I’m about to spend the next several years reading, writing and researching?” While it’s true that college is a lot of work, it’s really important to prepare yourself with good habits and a strategic plan for making […]

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You should choose a college near D.C. — here’s why

You should choose a college near D.C. - here's why

  Deciding where you’re going to go to college is an incredibly important decision, one that shouldn’t be taken lightly or without serious consideration. But this decision shouldn’t just be about which university you choose — you should also put serious consideration into the area around the university you choose. For that reason, we’re here […]

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Marymount students embrace female leadership at VFIC summit

Ten Marymount students embrace female leadership at annual VFIC development summit

  Leadership lessons, creating your brand and empowering your career – these are just a few examples of what close to 70 women learned firsthand during October’s three-day Women’s Leadership Development Summit in Glen Allen, Va., hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC). The overall group, consisting of juniors and seniors at higher […]

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What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

  The transition to college can be challenging. One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the shift in responsibility. It is up to you to create your class schedule, make the effort to get to know your professors, ensure that you know the material being taught in your classes, decide when […]

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