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So I went to American from 99-01 andCommunications
So I went to American from 99-01 and transferred and was in SOC....got waitlisted at GW got into Tulane but was disallowed from going etc. Everyone I knew wanted to transfer, my ex-gf and almost wife went to Tufts, my friends transferred to Cuse and UVA and Kentucky and Fordham and Wesleyan etc. The culture at American has always kind of sucked and if you read this you know it's fucking true. I would tell anyone that if you have to go to school in DC and your grades are kind of off then yeah AU. I am not sure GW was amazingly better and I did kind of like the area around American a bunch (even Friendship Heights go rich malls!). But I would say easily 33-50% of the school thinks about or does transfer and it's the people you like who do it. You went here and am reading this, you know I am not telling a lie. You pretentious dipshit. American just kinda sucks. If you go here you know, the frat and sorority scene was kinda wack and all my friends did it and they seemed happy or they died. American is at best an okay school but it doesn't really value education it's about those fucking interships. The culture at this school doesn't change, it's alternately deeply pretentious and nerdy and unfun (not even nerdy fun). You get into Tulane or Boston U go there. Boston does suck so if you love dc, I get it with American. Be warned, everyone EVERYONE or half the school wants to transfer. And they do, usually back home to state schools or they try to level up or equal (GW Tufts Tulane UVA)
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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So much bullshit work.Quite BrightFinance
So much bullshit work. Some teachers are great, but there are many that are trash. The academics are honestly fine tho. The administration is by far the absolute worst part of the university. They spend so much money on the most bullshit stuff. I wish they would just invest in better professors and advisors instead. If you go, make sure you double check your graduate requirements/schedule because the advising department makes lots of mistakes and you are completely liable. It is fine when it is going well, but if something is wrong they will send you in circles. The close-minded liberalness is insane. I consider myself a liberal but am from a more conservative area. They make the rest of the world seem like absolute villains I am actually afraid of how many close minded liberal journalism majors we have. I like to challenge people to get to a point where I understand their point of view, but these people will have none of it. I have also encountered so much of the most annoying form of racism I have ever experienced in my life. IE white sorority girls calling brown girls offensive/having no friends of color yet thinking they are on the forefront of equality.
4th Year Female -- Class 1920
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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Long time grad who received an alum postBusiness - Management and Administration
Long time grad who received an alum post card in US mail to return to AU campus. On post card had five blacks, one white female and zero white male welcome all Alums back to campus. No April's Fool Joke. AU's President an Obama cabinet person has staff that allowed this. A University that has gone quite liberal since the day I was a student.

Repeatedly get emails from AU wanting $$$. Worked hard and invested well. No financial issues and living well in custom home in private community on golf by water.

Recently returned to Mara a Largo Pres. Trump's winter W.H. Enjoy golf in area. Been to Masters, PGA Championship and British Open three or more times each. Today with many in Democratic Party like Beto O'Rourke and others like him may run for President tax & take from rich to give to poor.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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