So You’ve Committed…Now What?

First of all, congratulations, and welcome to the Marist Class of 2021!!  We are so excited that you’ve chosen to join our Red Fox Family next fall!   Now that you’ve committed to Marist, you might be wondering, “What’s next? 1. Take a moment.   The past few months (maybe even years, if you started…

Top Tips for Making Your Final College Decision

Dear High School Seniors, This isn’t going to be your stereotypical “open letter.”  I’m not going to talk about how you’re probably feeling nostalgic towards high school, but don’t worry, because “college is a new, exciting chapter of your life!”  You’ve heard all that before.  Instead, I want to give you some advice if you’re having…

A Letter To The Class of 2017

Dear Class of 2017, After 3½ years, 7 semesters, and over 100 credits, it all comes down to one more semester. One more semester to be surrounded by some of your closest friends. One more semester where it’s “OK” to go out until 3am on a weeknight. One more semester of studying. One more semester…

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Written by Croix Laconsay, Marist College ’16 Dear Class of 2019, Congratulations on your decision to take the next step in your education! This is an exciting time in today’s era to be a college student; so you should be looking forward to all the experiences you’ll be having and all of the people that…

Saying Goodbye

It’s the moment that no one prepares you for, or that moment that they can’t necessarily prepare you for. They tell you how to prepare for college, how to make friends that first day, and even some tricks of the trade. But how can one sit there and be ready to say goodbye to people…