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This school is not only extremely expensive, itQuite BrightDesign Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
This school is not only extremely expensive, it is almost impossible to get into contact with the Office of Academic Advisement. I am trying to transfer out and have been threatened with a late withdraw even though I am not able to withdraw until talking to the Academic Advisement Office who will not pick up the phones, will not call back, etc.

The classes are about $3000/class and the teachers and resources for Illustration and Animation (my minor) are limited. They have you use free, unprofessional software not used in the industry to learn 3-D modeling.

A majority of the students are white and rich. Their parents pay for luxury apartments for them and they get irritated if you cannot afford to go to the 9,000 brunches and excursions around the city they want to go on.If you are a POC or from lower-income, save your money. Go to Hunter or the Fashion Institue of Tech.

3rd Year Female -- Class 1923
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: F
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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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DO NOT GO TO MARYMOUNT unless you're lookingQuite BrightOther
DO NOT GO TO MARYMOUNT unless you're looking to be a part of a snooty "exclusive" theatre community. If you are not a theatre major, please do yourself a favor and go somewhere else. You won't fit in here. Everyone here believes they're entitled and continues all of their high school drama. They are all about the spotlight and when someone takes it away from them or denies their spotlight, they scream and claw at you. I had a roommate that wanted to be a star during the first two months of school. I found out after I moved out of that room that the majority of the student body is only at Marymount to "make it big" or "get famous". This girl would constantly explain to us how she has "no competition" and is "better than Idina Menzel" and I think if you're coming to this school to be a star, save yourself the student debt and just go make it big. The faculty supports those who act like this. I dealt with a dumb MT one day who I was working with in a club (since I was an executive in one of the school clubs) and I complained to the Club chair about him not doing what he was supposed to and he gave me the option to "bruise his ego" by publicly dethroning him. The fact this was an option according to the FACULTY says a TON about this school. Please do yourself a favor in not coming here. I was an active member of my class, took full advantage of the city, was very close to much of the student body and faculty, and still had such a horrible experience. (Most people say its those who aren't active in their school that are the most miserable - thats why I feel like I must mention this).
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Innovation: F
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