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Most Helpful Review for Marist College
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Alexis from Mahwah, NJ
  • 15 out of 16 people found this review helpful

If you're looking for a small private school, Marist College is the one. There are around 5,000 students enrolled, which creates a great atmosphere in the classroom. The maximum amount of students in a class is around 50, while most classes contain 20 students. Marist College is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, which is a small city setting. Because of this, anything you'll ever need is typically located within a short driving distance of the school. There is a 37% acceptance rate, so it is imperative to have impressive grades in high school and for the SAT's.

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  • From a small town in PA
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    My parents have told me that I am a leader and as result of their guidance, I have come to not only believe that this is true, but also to live my life proving the truth of their words. Given this fact, I looked for a school that would allow leadership opportunities, deep and meaningful friendships, integrity, hard work, fun and security. Marist is that place that I can now call Â?home.

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  • Michelle from East Northport, NY
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Attending Marist was probably one of the greatest decisions of my life. I love everything about it from the river, to the buildings, to the overall atmosphere; everything about Marist is fantastic. Marist is a 10 out of 10.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Marist is a place where you can either stand out or blend in. It is beautiful in the summer but freezing in the winter and windy all year round. Nothing in high school can prepare you for this, and it might just be the best time of your life.

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  • Sunoma from Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Marist College prestigious academic and social opportunity for anyone looking to explore New York in different respects. It is a friendly environment that is beautiful year round and filled with a great faculty. All in all Marist College is a great suit for outgoing and adventurous bright students.

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  • Adamo from Poughquag, NY
  • Feb-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Marist has an absolutely beautiful campus which makes the atmosphere more encouraging to learn. Most of the professors, (with a few exceptions) are excellent and competent teachers. The activities they offer the student body as well as the workshops are a great treat to indulge in.

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  • Brye from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Marist is a wonderful place to be! The students and staff are welcoming and helpful and the campus is pretty. Everyone who can apply, should.

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  • Shannon from Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Nov-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Marist College is currently committed to campus-wide expansion projects and creating an environment that is more culturally diverse. Marist has branched out from its Catholic affiliation and reputation as a small party school, to become a respected institution. Students enjoy small class sizes and state of the art facilities, as well as a variety of extracurricular activities and opportunities.

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  • landon
  • Aug-21-2013 I am a current student here

    it is a beautiful campus.the class sizes are small so your professors know you.the sport teams are division 1.

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  • Rebecca
  • Aug-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Deciding to go to Marist is the best decision I've ever made. I truly feel like I belong here and I can't imagine attending college anywhere else. It's the best fit for me.

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