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Marymount Manhattan College

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I chose MMC over a number of otherQuite BrightPerfomance Arts
I chose MMC over a number of other schools because of my interest in performing arts. Unfortunately, what I gave up in deciding to go to MMC was everything else. There is no "college experience" or "college life" here. The kids are super arrogant, and eveything is a total primadonna (girls and guys). As for a social life - that is non existent. You spend half your time trucking between your dorm and the school, with no real place for people to hang out. And if you are looking for a boyfriend, unless you are a guy, that will not happen here. This is not a place for straight guys, so girls out there, be warned. Also, the social cliques are - well, nasty. Not only do you regular issues to deal with among the kids in your class (typical drama), but so help you if you get a role that someone else wants. I made a total mistake incoming here and am transfering out. Make sure before you come here that you do not want a "college experience" or find a place where you will have a group of friends you can rely on - because you will not get it here. Complete waste of a year and money. And because of the ridiculous schedule, I will probably lose at least a full semester of credits when I transfer. Thanks, MMC.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Surrounding City: A-, Faculty Accessibility: F
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Unless you dance/act----do not expect to be offeredQuite BrightCommunications
Unless you dance/act----do not expect to be offered a majority of the courses you need because half the time they are not offered or half the time they are filled with freshmen. Staff is only there half the time and impossible to get in touch with. And when you finally do get in touch with them they have no clue what is going on. All classes are repetitive and you really gain no value. Big waste of money and the professors are arrogant and really do not care to give you the time of day. Had it not been in NYC and so close to graduation I would have been out of here a long time ago!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2010
Social Life: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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If you're a rich gay guy or aBrightCommunications
If you're a rich gay guy or a rich white girl, this school is for you. If you're a minority, middle class and/or straight person, DO NOT COME HERE. This school is terrible, as an African American female, i constantly feel left out at this school. Unless you're a flamboyant person, you will not be noticed here. The school is made up of 50% gay men, 48% women and 2% straight guys. If you're a straight girl, don't come here expecting a boyfriend, all you will get is a gay best friend. The students here are arrogant, snobby and lazy. I can also say the same about the faculty. The school is ridiculously over priced and not worth it at all. Sure, living in NYC is awesome, but even that gets boring after a while. DO NOT GO HERE. I plan on transferring as soon as I get the chance.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2012
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: F
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