3 ways to talk about your college decision with your parents

3 ways to talk about your college decision with your parents

  You’ve opened the heavily anticipated acceptance letters and now it’s time to decide — where are you going to go to college? You may have your eyes set on a certain school, but there is another party that you should include in your college decision — your parents. Our parents do a pretty good […]

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3 New Year’s resolutions for high school seniors in 2022

Resolutions for high school seniors

  A new year, a new you! It’s a cliché we’ve all heard before, but it’s true if you’re graduating in 2022 — life as you know it is about to change. In a few months, high school will become a memory as you embark on the exciting new journey into higher education. A new […]

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6 myths (you should ignore) about transferring colleges

6 myths (you should ignore) about transferring colleges

  If you’re a college student who has decided to transfer to Marymount University (or even if you’re still contemplating whether to transfer or not), you’ve probably heard the many misconceived notions that go along with transferring colleges. But don’t worry, we’re here to dispel some of those myths so that you have fewer things […]

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9 basic elements of a complete college application

10 basic elements of a complete college application

  When tackling the college admissions process, it’s important to have a good understanding of the elements of a traditional, complete application. After all, a well-rounded application is incredibly important for sharing a holistic reflection of your talents, passion to learn and drive to succeed! Here is a quick overview of what your college application […]

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3 reasons why you should get to know your professors personally

3 reasons why there is real value in getting to know your professors personally

  One of the most beneficial things you can do in college is build relationships with your professors. This is especially easy to do at universities with smaller class sizes (Marymount’s student-faculty ratio is 14:1). College professors are fascinating people! You may have a Biology professor who researches and volunteers in Belize, a Physical Therapy […]

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5 questions juniors in high school need to ask right now

5 questions juniors in high school need to ask right now

  As a junior in high school, you have a lot to think about — especially when it comes to preparing for college. It’s important to remember that college is not something you can prepare for overnight. It’s a process that takes time and a lot of effort if you want to get into your […]

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10 healthy, productive ways to handle the pressure of college

10 healthy ways to handle the pressure of college

  Look, we get it — college can be stressful. Between classes, homework, tests, financing your education and juggling your personal life, going to college can be overwhelming and full of pressure. What’s the good news? College is also a fantastic opportunity for you to practice and maintain some healthy ways of dealing with that […]

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14 tips for completing fantastic scholarship applications

14 tips for completing fantastic scholarship applications

  Applying to college can be a challenging process, but scholarship applications can be even more challenging! For many students, affording college can be difficult and securing scholarships is a must. We’ve compiled 14 tips that will help you successfully complete scholarship applications, write great scholarship essays and rock your scholarship interviews! Conquering the Application […]

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9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

  Deciding your career path as a teenager can seem pretty daunting. What if you don’t know exactly what you want to do right now? Maybe you have a vague idea of an area you want to work in, but you aren’t sure about the specifics? That’s where we come in. The team at Marymount […]

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3 reasons community service and extracurriculars are important in college

3 reasons community service and extracurriculars are important in college

  We’ve all heard the cliché that college is a time to find yourself. But what does that really mean, and where exactly did your “self” go? The next four years are a time for you to find out what you want to do with your life in your post-college years. You take classes to […]

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