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George Mason University

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$52,486Starting Annual Salary
$85,47610 Year Annual Salary

Said that GMU contributed

34.62%75-100% to their career success
38.46%50-75% to their career success
0.00%25-50% to their career success
26.92%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

7.69%Self Employed
3.85%Top Management
73.08%White Collar workers
0.00%Pink Collar workers
7.69%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

73.08%Are satisfied with their current job.
84.62%Said things are generally going well.
50.00%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5
Preparedness for Real world6.5
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (10), Analyst (8), Project (6), Auditor (5), Engineer (5),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.

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... There are a ton of ambitious students here who prioritize perfecting their GPA and resume over their beer pong skills, so it ...Read full comment
... some classes are offered some are not, either way expect to take useless pre-requisites that don't have much bearing on your major or career choi...Read full comment
... The Mason Nation is dull and unenthusiatic about their future and career ...Read full comment
... They have events that help you meet employers, improve your skills, all of it ...Read full comment
... The colleges below will look better on your resume and makes you more marketable to graduate programs at other universities ...Read full comment
... I believe you will have a good career with a Mason degree (regardless of what these reviews say) and there is proof of such ...Read full comment
... Left the university at a great time and found a great job in the DC Metropolitan area with a sound salary ...Read full comment
... I believe you will have a good career with a Mason degree (regardless of what these reviews say) and there is proof of such ...Read full comment
... The career services department is bad and does not prepare students ...Read full comment
... Career opportunities are all over the place with the internships in DC/tysons corner ...Read full comment
... The school of management is extremely hard to get into, but if you do get accepted, be prepared for a challenging curriculum that will certainly...Read full comment
... GMU is the type of school you go to if you care more about furthering your career than getting the full college experience ...Read full comment
... When I finally reached doubt to professors and other faculty for their insight, they were all eager provide some sort of career or scholastic gui...Read full comment
... The career services department is very helpful and helped me land a job at one of the Big four (Big six at the time) firms ...Read full comment
... Yea, Gen Eds are boring and some of my music classes are really challenging and some of the teachers make you feel like a piece of crap, but it ...Read full comment
... Most graduates get a job after graduation compared to many from other universities in the area that don't find employment, especially in this eco...Read full comment
... I completed my degree, received an excellent education and went into a great career ...Read full comment
... Upon first glance, it seems that Mason is just a conduit for (a) semi-motivated, semi-intelligent, out of state kids to get an undergraduate degr...Read full comment
... Employer: "So you went to Georgetown I presume ...Read full comment
... Im a history major and I get probably 7 emails a week containing History based employment or internship info ...Read full comment
... They guided their students in their studies and career paths ...Read full comment
... The amount of connections and career services they have here is amazing ...Read full comment
... Mason offered a stable foundation but I had to attack the construction of my career on my own ...Read full comment
... I love the job opportunities here ...Read full comment
... The Business and Accounting programs are rigorous with creative structures that not emphasize class room learning but real world applications in...Read full comment
... This is a great university, I wanted to go to UVA, JMU or VT as well, which are also great universities, but I found that GMU had multiple interns...Read full comment
... The university does that due to its financial problems since by hiring professors who have PHD, they have to pay them higher salary; therefore,...Read full comment
... If you look up the statistics of GMU students being offered jobs out in the career field, the statistics are pretty low ...Read full comment
... They offer a lot of resources with a great career services staff, good advisers (especially with English and theater), and overall good departmen...Read full comment
... One thing I like about Mason is that it really feels like we're in the real world here-people at Mason have jobs and internships and real-world r...Read full comment
... Honestly, GMU was the best decision I made for my undergraduate career ...Read full comment
... so i would never recommend anyone to come to GMU to peruse their career as an IT ...Read full comment
... In addition, the career services department at Mason does a tremendous job at organizing job fairs and on-campus interviews ...Read full comment
... When I finally reached doubt to professors and other faculty for their insight, they were all eager provide some sort of career or scholastic gui...Read full comment
... They guided their students in their studies and career paths ...Read full comment
... I was a commuter during my whole undergraduate career and I have to say it's up to you and what you decide to make of it ...Read full comment
... ,exploring the national gallery of art, smithsonian, and holocaust museum all in one day, and being made fun of by Christian Finnegan (the white g...Read full comment
... A lot of the people in the career-oriented majors (IT, Business, etc ...Read full comment
... The faculty in the School of Management are outstanding and they provide plenty of real world projects to complete in addition to the normal cour...Read full comment
... Courses under the accounting and MIS program are challenging and prepare you for the real world ...Read full comment
... Good luck with your life and make a lot of friends, be nice to everyone and not close minded like mason teachers and admins, and get good grades ...Read full comment
... ) and would therefore allow me to commute and cut my costs in half over the course of my college career ...Read full comment
... All in all, if you work hard at this school and have a passion for what you study, you are guaranteed success in your career ...Read full comment
... First, let's address the perceived negatives: - Commuter school - Lack of social scene - Students intensely focused on their future career ...Read full comment
... I received several job offers and good salary ...Read full comment
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