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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 1995

Marist College is a beautiful college along the banks of the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, New York. I was honored to have been accepted and attending for four wonderful years. As a student athlete, I was able to enjoy learning and competition. My undergraduate degree is in a discipline different to my field of work. However, the degree is supported by some of the best facility that truly cares about it's students. The academic challenges are real and support by the facility and facilities for higher education. I was honored to be part of this community and look back on my time at Marist College as a gift.

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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 1995

Marist College is a beautiful college along the banks of the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, New York. I was honored to have been accepted and attending for four wonderful years. As a student athlete, I was able to enjoy learning and competition. My undergraduate degree is in a discipline different to my field of work. However, the degree is supported by some of the best facility that truly cares about it's students. The academic challenges are real and support by the facility and facilities for higher education. I was honored to be part of this community and look back on my time at Marist College as a gift.

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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

The education I received while attending Marist College was diverse, comprehensive, and individualized. The small class sizes allow professors to tend to different learning styles while still covering a broad range of information, and they make it easier to connect with fellow students.

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Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2015

I had a really positive time at Marist as an undergraduate student. I was able to participate in a lot of different clubs and community service initiatives, as well as mix with many different groups of friends. My professors were always willing to meet after hours to go over anything I needed, and really took the time to help you understand their subjects. The school is constantly improving and making better and more beautiful places to live and learn,

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Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2010

Undergraduate degrees do not always land you in the field you will spend your life in. While I did not know that at the time (who is just a professional Philosopher these days), the professors were amazing in challenging me and giving me skills that would apply in any field I would work in. I am now a teacher and I try to instill critical thinking to all of my students. The program was informative and taught me to analyze the world around me. After graduating, I was still able to go onto campus and use the career services department to properly design my resume. They were incredibly receptive and provided me with many tools to have an eye-catching and professional resume. I was able to land a teaching interview and job within a few months of meeting with them. Marist College, while expensive as it is a private school, was a worthwhile experience for me and definitely helped shape who I am today.

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Degree: Applied Mathematics, General
Graduation Year: 2015

The mathematics department is small compared to others in the school. I had the opportunity to get to know my professors and still keep in touch. Take advantage of their expertise--do an independent study and take extra classes. Very helpful when applying to grad school and looking for jobs.

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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2017

Overall, Marist College was the best choice of colleges for me. Nestled within two hours of New York City and the capital city of Albany, Marist was in a perfect location. Marist is a very small community of about 4,000 undergraduate students, so your professors will know who you are. There are no lecture halls on campus, so the class sizes are relatively small, which was great because you fully get to interact with other students and your professor. The Marist Criminal Justice program was rated number five in the country when I was deciding where to go. It is a very small major with five full time faculty members. One of those faculty members will be your advisor, who you will get to know very well. The professors are so well known and have connections everywhere. You are also required to do a minimum of two internships, so it pushes you to become professional and possibly even get your foot in the door for a full time job. Overall, Marist was an amazing choice of school to learn not only whatever your major is, but a great deal of other topics.

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Degree: History Teacher Education
Graduation Year: 2009

Marist College provided a small-feel college experience with top-notch professors in the field of history and education. In comparison to SUNY and CUNY schools (where I completed my masters and post-masters), Marist treated me as an individual rather than a number. I was always provided with career guidance and supports and teachers adhered to their office hours and were more than supportive along the way. Navigating the entire college experience was incredibly easy and effective and I found Marist to fulfill all of my academic and social needs.

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Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2010

Marist is a relatively small college that does not offer a ton of diversity. The school has a beautiful campus, although small, right along the Hudson River. While I felt it wasn't the right college for me socially, the English department was very small which allowed me to have a lot of face time and guidance from my professors, which I appreciated.

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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2015

It was a very expensive first experience of freedom from life with parents and family. Many life lessons were learned the hard way, but overall and invaluable experience.

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