Goin’ to the big city: 6 easy ways to gear up for college in D.C.

6 easy ways to gear up for college in D.C.

  Maybe you’re from a small town, planning on moving to the Washington, D.C., area for school. Or, maybe you’re familiar with the nation’s capital but have never actually lived in a big city before. Either way, going to a college that’s five miles outside of Washington, D.C., like Marymount University can come with its […]

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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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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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What is unique about Marymount’s accelerated Cybersecurity degree?

Marymount's accelerated Cybersecurity degree program

  As technology becomes increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, additional security measures must be implemented to protect our data from cyber attacks. In fact, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) estimates that the skill gap is growing and could leave as many as 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs unfilled by 2022 nationally — […]

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Marymount leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

Marymount University leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

  With an investment of $425,000 from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board, Marymount University is leading the way in designing a program to help college students from across the area develop technology skills they’ll need to be ready for the workplace upon graduation. The Tech Set program, which is scheduled to begin during the […]

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D.C. is our classroom: Eight reasons to choose D.C. for college

D.C. is our classroom

  At Marymount University, we like to say that “D.C. is our classroom.” That’s because our campus is only a few short miles from Washington, D.C. We use our close proximity to the nation’s capital to augment our students’ education and opportunities for success. Here are a few reasons why it’s strategic to attend a […]

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MU unveils new Center for Career Development in Ballston location

Ribbon cutting at Marymount University's new Center for Career Development

  This Monday afternoon, Marymount University hosted a grand opening ceremony for its new Center for Career Development in the Ballston Center, celebrating not only a new office location for the department but a restructuring of the Career Development model for Marymount students. Under the leadership of new Director Joseph Gebbie, the Center is collaborating […]

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