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The accounting department is about as great asQuite BrightAccounting
The accounting department is about as great as you'll find. It's tough, but it does a great job of preparing you for the exam. If you stick to the West Coast, with the name and Alumni network, you should never have to worry about finding a (good) job... Going to GU was probably the best decision I could have made
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Starting Job: Audit Associate; Preparedness: B+ Reputation: B+
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My comment is only related to the studentQuite BrightPsychology
My comment is only related to the student body and social life. To begin, you can expect there to be a very limited amount of diversity in the student body with regards to social status, race, and personality. This school draws students largely from private Jesuit schools around the west coast. The student body is homogenous and unless you fit a very narrow minded mold, you will likely not make many lasting relationships. The reason this school is advertised as having an unmatched sense of "community" is because the students personalities are all the same and for the most part so are their values and beliefs. There are of course exceptions to the typical student, but they are few and far between. When deciding to attend this school, I was convinced that it was big enough to find all sorts of people. Don't fool yourself, you will know most everybody with in your first semester. If you have any concern that you might not fit in with the students here, choose a different school because chances are your fears will be realized. The social environment is similar to High School, in that there is still a sense of who is popular amongst students, and the "social ladder" is still very relevant. This of course comes with drama and exclusion. As a freshman on the weekends you can expect to find a lot of drinking, as you would find at any school. While its still warm out, most students will wander the streets aimlessly looking for a party that they wont get into. Suppose you get lucky and get into a party, it will have no alcohol (despite paying a 5$ cover fee at the door) and be jammed with people to the point where you cant move. Further, you better have brought a lot of friends with you because you shouldn't expect to make any there. Most students will stick with the people they know and rarely are open to meeting new people. My suggestion to you, if you decide to go here, find a solid group of friends whom you like and just drink and kick back with them in the dorms or at a house. It is usually worthless to try and find a good house party as a freshman or sophomore, once you are an upperclassmen you will probably have an expanded group of friends and your own house, so having a party or going to one is not as difficult and I am sure is a lot more fun. All in all, this school is for a very narrow population. If you know students from a local private Jesuit High School, or affluent public school, expect most students at Gonzaga to be the same. The student body is friendly for the most part, and nobody is really malicious or hurtful to one another. Most kids are decently smart, but lack any sort of creativity or innovation. One could describe the general student body as, for lack of a better word, "common" or "basic".
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: B, Social Life: C-
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Most of us hear the good news byNot so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
Most of us hear the good news by the marketing the school provides, but one tells you those uncomfortable moments the schools makes you go through. This school is located in Spokane WA which is absolutely beautiful, but other then that if you are planning on going expect some of the professors to be very racists. I am a very smart student and completed exams knowing that I would get a good grade, however, if the professor believed you are wrong you are wrong, even if the person sitting next to you has the exact same argument.

Expect also to be very pressured and receive threatening emails about payments about the next school your even before you finish the semester.

If you are planning on working somewhere in Seattle or Spokane then this school is perfect for you. Other then that they don't have a large network in other parts of the states.

4th Year Male -- Class 2013
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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