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Avoid at all costs.Quite BrightPublic Policy
Avoid at all costs. Beneath the slick exterior is a rodent infested hell hole that does not give a damn about student life. The social scene is atrocious and clubs are even harder to get into than Georgetown itself (yes, you have to fill out an application and undergo an interview even to join fishing club). Campus culture is close minded and very politically polarized, meaning that if your political views go against the norm, you will be ostracized.University cares only about money and refuses to give it back to the students in any way. Rusted out buildings are scattered like tombstones and falling apart and officials only care about receiving their next paycheck. This is a dark place and is best avoided at all costs. I transferred out after 1 year.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Perceived Campus Safety: C+, Friendliness: F
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Georgetown certainly receives a lot of criticism, perhapsNot so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
Georgetown certainly receives a lot of criticism, perhaps most amply from George Washington students, for having a campus that fosters a student body filled with brooding intellectuals. Honestly, it really is like that at this university but ironically that's the beautiful thing. Don't come to Georgetown unless you have a genuine and unfettered love for academics and are willing to suffer for it. Everyone has a near Ivy'esque God-complex when it comes to touting their own academic accomplishments and endeavors. For a number of students it's a race to see who can get into Yale and Harvard Law school- and as evident from Bill Clinton's biography a lot of students hated him but that's ok because he got in.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Education Quality: A+, University Resource Use/ spending: F
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Very arrogant environment.BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Very arrogant environment. Never met alumni who were helpful or felt any type of bond. I think one of the overlooked things about a university people should consider is the alumni network. Most Georgetown grads I met would not give one another "the time of day".
4th Year Male -- Class 1979
Scholastic Success: A+, Education Quality: F
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