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Undergraduate Admission

James Cristiano



B.A., Economics, Boston College;
M.B.A., Marketing Management,
St. John’s University

Favorite place on campus:
The Den has such great food and energy.

Fond memory or experience from your undergraduate years:
There is nothing like a Hockey East game. The rivalries, the intricate cheers. Good times!

Tips for high school seniors: 
Visit early and often. Get a feel for the campus. After that if you feel that a school is the right fit for you, multiple visits are the best way convey that message.

Last great book you read:
The Rascal King: The Life and times of James Michael Curley (1874-1958). It was fascinating to read about the former Mayor of Boston/Governor of Massachusetts and his impact on this region. 

Most played song on your ipod:
Let it Go - Zac Brown Band

Where would you like to travel:
Fiji- The people there are so warm and friendly.

One thing about you that may surprise your colleagues:
I grew up in Manhattan and I was part of a citywide Junior High School orchestra that once played at Carnegie Hall.

One great discovery you’ve made on Merrimack’s campus:
The bridge is an amazing piece of history.

What makes Merrimack the place to be:
The community feel of Merrimack is amazing and the way it balances with the career and life preparation that we give to our students is something special.

Contact me!

James Cristiano
Assistant Director of Admission