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No parties

Sep 26 2014Biology
No parties. Lack of social life. Everyone goes home on weekends. Overpriced meal plans.+10 bucks everytime to do laundry because the machines are small and dont wash your clothes fully. Expensive parking passes for a campus that is very difficult to find parking. $200 to rent a tailgaiting spot for ONE day. No school spirit. No one goes to any of the sports games. I can keep going but it'll just depress me.

Also I'd like to point out that the 9/23/14 review from the philosophy major is very telling (easy major btw). According to her post she got a 1260 SAT out of the 2400 scale which is horrible. She couldnt graduate on time (took 5 years). Then she goes on to say UMW isn't a party school and in the very next sentence claims she "partied her ass off." This is UMW's finest; expected with a +80% acceptance rate though.

Also, I just wanted to point out if you pay attention to the ceiling and walls of the buildings (ie: seacobeck and jefferson, etc) there are cracks on the walls because the buildings are falling apart. What do they do? They paint over them so people won't notice but they are noticeable if you pay attention.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2016
Education Quality: D-, Collaboration/Competitive: F

UMW gets a back rep from those who

Sep 23 2014Philosophy
UMW gets a back rep from those who aren't familiar with the school and even from some students who have attended. What I have found to be true is that most people who complain about life at UMW aren't people you'd want to be around regardless.These people complain that the social life is weak because UMW isn't a "party" school, but let me tell you, I went there for 5 years, got two degrees, made the best friends of all time, and partied my fucking ass off. And the campus is gorgeous too.
4th Year Female -- Class 2013
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Innovation: B-

Its not cool they charge $200 for a

Oct 13 2014Math
Its not cool they charge $200 for a tailgating spot. Tailgating is also ONCE a year and its to like soccer or something (no football team).

Can't really add much more to what other people have said about how bad this school is. I guess the only thing that's missing is that its annoying the school is out to make a buck off its students with outrageous meal plan prices that go up every year because the school says they are losing money when they are not. I say they are not (as others have said) because I swear to god like 7/10 students don't finish their meal plan because they BRING so much food to school and you always see girls have an extra +100 meals (roughly $+1000 dollars worth of meals that go to waste) at the end of the semester. Also annoying how the school steals the credit from the hardwork of students by not funding the most of organizations even though they say they do. One of the rugby girls I talked to said they funded personally out of their own pockets 100% of the trip to go to the championships without the help of the school. But the school takes credit for the win.

Some highschooler fell out of the 5th story window of one of the dorms. Kind of says a lot about the safety of the buildings here whether alcohol was involved or not people shouldnt be falling out of buildings.

1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: D-, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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