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The University of Mary Washington

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The school is fake.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The school is fake. The majority of the Administration is a joke, they claim to care about all students in reality you have to try and be a teachers pet to get noticed. If you come off on the wrong foot right off the bat, the professors and administrators do not care about you. The president claims he loves the school that is why only 25% of the school has seen him on campus. This school needs a lot of change and the administration is where it needs to start. Professors here play favorites.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Education Quality: B, Individual Value: F
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The friday before finals and the library STILLAverage
The friday before finals and the library STILL closes at 5 pm. This school just cuts corners to save money on everything at the expense of its students. It totally misrepresents itself to prospective students andmake it look like stuff happens on this campus and that their are soooo many satisfied people here by pushing a massive social media campaign and hiring advertising companies.seriously, this school is the WORST.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Useful Schoolwork: D, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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The administration reached a whole new level ofAverageOther
The administration reached a whole new level of desperation and just sent out a email to all of its students "to perpetuate our brand." Some excerpts: "...the entire university should assume the role of the host." "Their impression and decision to attend umw depends on how they feel while they are here, so thank you for perpetuating our brand,..." EtcAlso goes on to tell its students to use hashtags during the day (e.g. ‪#‎BestDecisionEver‬). All of this is in attempts to skew Mary Washington's IMAGE in a positive manner, instead of being based solely on the authentic MaryWash (which isn't quite so pretty...). Fun fact: a student was murdered yesterday, few weeks before that a suicide, and dont even get me started out the rugby team or the kid who jumped out the 5th floor window of eagle. #mymarywash
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Individual Value: D, Education Quality: F
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