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This school was the worst decision I haveQuite BrightOther
This school was the worst decision I have ever made. It is very liberal, and if you were not, then you would feel left out. I was scolded many times for not voting how my professor voted. I was also highly annoyed that international students received special treatment as far as grading. I have had many issues with this university. Every semester was something different. The short version is that many teachers are incompetent, and cannot speak English.Advice for new students: Always double check your grades, and fight for what is right, or they will take advantage of you (fees and grades). Many times I have been charged wrong, never received my financial aid, and have had many professors enter wrong FINAL grades. It would take months to fix. I also would not attend this school unless you are liberal. I am an independent, and got scolded by many for this. Good luck, but my children will never go here.
4th Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: B+, University Resource Use: F
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The Conflict Analysis andBrightOther
The Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program is Garbage. All the students here are very stuck up, and there are a lot of weird people here on campus.
3rd Year Female -- Class 1920
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: D
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Most of my experience here at Mason hasNot so brightOther
Most of my experience here at Mason has been outstanding however, as of late, I have come up with a few complaints. The Arabic program at this school is garbage. the teachers do not help the beginning students at all. the class is tailored to the students who are already natives and it drives me crazy. Last week my professor accused me of not doing my work because I had no idea what was going on in class. However, I do my work. I literally spend 10 hours a week trying to comprehend everything we do but it is not sufficient. All the staff of the arabic program are adjunct professors so they are never here and they never respond to their emails. I wish the university would hire professors who are not Arab natives for the low level classes so they could commiserate with the students and think of alternative ways of teaching. Native speakers do not understand why someone would not get their language because they speak it.. their arrogant and sanctimonious attitudes bother me greatly.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Education Quality: A+, Useful Schoolwork: D+
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