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This is an outstanding university with an outstandingQuite BrightEconomics
This is an outstanding university with an outstanding reputation.
So before you apply to SMU you need to know the type of university it is. It IS predominantly rich and white, but it is also a very much "work hard, play hard" environment. That said, your best bet for a great social life is to join a Greek fraternity.

This school is very much reminiscent of life in itself. It is a beautiful campus, in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country. There are ALOT of resources and ALOT of opportunity. HOWEVER, if you come here you MUST be prepared to work hard, have ambition, have high goals and carry and present yourself well. Are there superficial people here? YES, this is SMU lol. What were you expecting? There is very high pressure to be successful and succeed. Due to the school's location and great reputation, all you need to do is put in the EFFORT and opportunity is there. But you must still PUT IN THE EFFORT!

The last time I checked... It wasn't a bad thing to be good looking, smart, ambitious, and successful was it? So if you can understand the kind of school that SMU is, it may be perfect for you!

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Avoid the Greek community as you would avoid an Ebola carrier. Avoid the frats and sororities as you would avoid the bubonic plague. Even if you are the only sane person in an insane environment, keep your cap and focus and move on. While I can't speak about other departments, the Economics faculty department should be regarded with a barrel of salt: take the harder professors and classes more in line with reality, everything else just ignore. The Political Science department is great though; plenty of networking opportunities and the faculty has both a career and academic mindset when advising students.
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