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University of San Diego

San Diego, CA
August 2021 - May 2023
  • Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE)

  • Earned a 4.0 GPA

  • Completed a feasibility analysis on one of the largest developments in San Diego history: NAVWAR at Naval Base Point Loma

  • Courses included: Real Estate Development, Finance and Investment, Valuation/Appraisals, Capital Markets, Sustainability, Market Analysis, Feasibility, and Asset Management

University of San Diego
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Smith College

Northampton, MA
June 2000 - August 2002
Smith College
  • Master of Social Work Degree (MSW)

  • All courses were pass/fail and a GPA was not recorded

  • Completed a thesis entitled "Coping Techniques and Strategies for Therapist Burnout"

  • Established a cultural sensitivity training at an internship that focused on institutional racism, white privilege, prejudice reduction, and conflict resolution

  • Designed a community resource workshop for the Latino population of Greater Boston addressing legal, financial, citizenship, educational, and other issues

Mark Scarola, MSW

If you're not familiar with Smith College, it has an excellent reputation for clinical social work. It's also part of the Seven Sisters College. The New World Encyclopedia defines the consortium as seven highly prestigious historically women's private liberal arts colleges in the northeastern United States. PrepScholar explains that they are on par with the historically all men's Ivy League institutions. 

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
August 1996 - May 2000
Syracuse University
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (BA)

  • Graduated with a 3.9 GPA

  • Selected as Senior Class Marshall (similar to valedictorian)

  • Completed an undergraduate thesis entitled "Long-Distance Dating Relationships in First Year College Women"

  • Gave a commencement speech to approximately 5000 students and family members

  • Outstanding Psychology Student of the Year (article available below)

  • Member of the Honor's Program

  • Elected to Dean's List all four years

  • Recipient of a $1475 research grant

Mark Scarola commencement at Syracuse University

Additional Education

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  • Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

  • Everyday Excel

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  • Excel for Commercial Real Estate

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  • Business Mathematics

Ocean County College
  • Intro to Business

  • Macroeconomics

  • Microeconomics

  • Principles of Investments

Onondaga Community College
  • Environmental Geology

Brookdale Community College
  • Human Geography

  • General Physics

  • Human Growth & Development

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