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Dec 08 2014Unknown
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Here is what you actually need to know before coming here. The academics here are actually pretty good and what ever people tell you Mason has a relatively good reputation however the poor social seen is true. If you want to party a lot in college Mason is not your best choice. There are some good parties but if you are a guy you have to go Greek. I cannot stress this enough! Not that Mason's greek like is good my any means but still. We don't have a greek row like most colleges because Fairfax is not a college town so the frat parties are all off campus which makes it impossible to get in with out knowing someone in the frat which can be hard. If you're an athlete there are athlete parties but I have not been to any, heard they're kinda good though. My advice is if you are looking for a crazy college experience where you get wasted and laid every weekend this is not your school. Also don't come here because its near DC. The school tries to promote this a bunch but in reality it costs at least $10 round trip and you have to take the metro which takes like an hour. The Basketball team is fun to watch but it gets old(Way over hyped). If you are serious about coming here and you don't want to stay in your dorm all day and on the weekends do a sport, a club sport, or go greek not much else.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Campus Maintenance: A, Social Life: C-
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Nov 27 2014Undecided
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This school is a joke. Do not even think about to attend GMU unless you are well prepared to come here. I had only 2 hours to sleep almost everyday. I had to go to Starbucks everyday to get coffee at night. The good thing about Starbucks is 24/7. Professors are going to throw a burden of work like if they don't even care about students, and when you did everything what your professors told you to do, they are going to give you a D. Not all, but most of them.

The social life here is horrible. People are very friendly here, but there's nothing when you get out of university. GMU is about 40 minutes far away from DC and is in Fairfax, Virginia. During the weekend, the campus becomes a ghost town. I had to be alone everyday, and you don't even get a chance to make friends. However, the good thing about here is buses are free, but they don't go too far. And they arrive in every 30 minutes.I just wasted of my time, and would choose to go to different university. What they only care about is the MONEY!! Nothing Else! GMU's plan is to make students fail, and take all their money. GMU is a horrible university.

1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Campus Maintenance: A+, Education Quality: F
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Nov 20 2014Communications
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Too boring of a campus. Not a party school at all. The basketball team is good though. Very isolated. Yeah DC is not in FAIRFAX. Good programs though. Very boring.
1st Year Male -- Class 2015
Scholastic Success: A, Useful Schoolwork: F
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