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MMC is probably the biggest joke of aQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
MMC is probably the biggest joke of a "college"- not only in NYC, but anywhere. I feel like I am still in high school, what with the cliquey atmosphere and large disconnect between performing arts vs other majors. The dance department in particular feels that it runs the school (which it does, in some regards)- its faculty lives in its own fantasy land, as I once heard a dance teacher exclaim, "THIS IS A CONSERVATORY!!!" The school is run as such, as there are virtually no full-time faculty in academic majors (those who are FT are tenured, old, and tend to forget about appointments with students). Part-time faculty are hit and miss- some really great, others terrible. Overall, if you are looking for a serious education, AVOID MMC.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: F
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Alright I decided to go to Marymount veryBrightPerfomance Arts
Alright I decided to go to Marymount very last minute as an Acting Major. It was one of the best decisions of my life. I am a BFA Acting major and I had the best experience with my acting class. We really became a family and had to work together and watch each other in rehearsals. The acting classes are very challenging depending on your background and the professor but overall it is a great program. Now some of the academic courses seem not that difficult but honestly I pushed myself to the next level and was very challenged academically as well. You as the student has to decide if you want to push yourself. Overall the student body is good. Not everyone is super friendly but I have met some amazing people. There are great clubs and organizations but again it is up to YOU how much you get involved. The school offers a lot of opportunities and honestly it is the students who don't take advantage of them! If you love sports I would recommend looking at different schools because Marymount is not a sports involved school and only has one soccer club. Most of the time the students who don't like Marymount aren't involved! And if they are and still don't like the school it is because they feel above everyone else! Now if you are not a performance major let me warn you this school is very focused in the arts. But if you have toured the school and met professors and feel good about it then do it! College is about getting OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE! And if you go to a college and don't like it then TRANSFER!!!! Not every college is perfect for every type of person! Overall Marymount was the best decision of my life!
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Scholastic Success: B+
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Overpriced,Music - Performance
Overpriced, not many performance opportunities, no help finding auditions and jobs. Lady in chg of performance program, Pat, very rude. I myself was not overweight but she made fun of fat students on many occasions.
Male -- Class 2000
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