Macklin Business Institute, Montgomery College, Rockville Campus.
The Macklin Business Institute offers an
honors and mentoring program to sophomore-year business students. The
college-wide program includes participation in business honors courses, a
seminar each week, and mentoring by both a faculty member and a corporate
executive. A business internship and scholarship support will also be
available to students accepted into the Institute.
You Want to Be a Business Major -
General advising notes for
students thinking about majoring in Business at four-year colleges &
universities, including a list of schools with Business Programs within a
50-mile radius of the Rockville Campus, and recommended courses for
students at Montgomery College.
Programs Within A 50-Mile Radius of the Rockville Campus Nearby
college and universities offering business programs.
|The Business of Business Advising
Business is booming at the
Robert H. Smith School, University of Maryland College Park - both Main
and Shady Grove campuses - so much so that early advising is critical to
What does it take to get into Smith?
Besides a terrific grade point average (realistically, a 3.5 or higher),
each student's application is examined for evidence of leadership
activities, work experience and a willingness to take challenging
courses. This is information that incoming freshmen at MC must
know. Involvement in activities should begin early on. The
Smith Advising Page states this clearly. The student who owns a
thriving business and who has a 3.2 may still find a way into Smith, but
the majority of students accepted are those who have excelled in the
Students should also have a Plan B ready. Many students are
attracted to Smith because it's nearby, it's reasonably priced as a state
school, and because of it's growing reputation. But Smith is not the
only way to succeed in business.
Students often ask, "Will a degree
from _______ be as respected/meaningful/marketable as one from
The answer is really in several parts: yes, if a student has
completed an internship or cooperative work experience within the field,
yes if a student shows great performance in the classroom, and yes if a
student networks with professors and fellow students. Students with
strong internship experience have a distinct edge regardless of where
their degree is from or what their major was. If Smith is not in the
stars, some creative brainstorming with advisors at Montgomery College and
at transfer institutions can still make a career in business a reality.
about Business as a Career:
Information for Business Majors - from About.com
Resources for Business Majors - assembled by the Catholic
University of America
Careers in Business.com
Directory for Business Careers - from Google
Internet Resources - A general list of resources from MC Rockville
- Internship advice