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The College of William and Mary

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at WM/CWM

By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Computer ScienceC
Geography and GeosciencesB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Industrial Operations EngineeringF
Language - French/Spanish/etc.D+
Music - Composition/TheoryB-
Natural ResourcesA+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceD+
Political ScienceC
PreLaw and LegalC
PreMed and MedicalB
Public PolicyB

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College of William and Mary
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Surrounding City

... The city is pretty boring ...Read full comment
... I would go somewhere else just to experience school in a city, as opposed to a Colonial reenactment ...Read full comment
... Also, don't come to the College if you want to be in a big city ...Read full comment
... Williamsburg sucks, I've never heard of a city treating its students with such contempt ...Read full comment
... The city of williamsburg is admittedly lacking in the club scene, though we do have three to four bars, depending who you ask ...Read full comment
... I don't think this college would be a good fit for people looking through an easy ride through their four years, nor for people looking for a...Read full comment
... Since the Board is so worried about their reputation, they will hush the situation as soon as possible to ensure there is not negative publicity ...Read full comment
... That's changing, though, as the city is starting to build movie theaters and student-friendly stores in closer proximity to campus ...Read full comment
First The competition, especially for preMed and preLaw is cutthroat. Be ready to work day in and day out if you want a 3.5+ GPA. Grades here are alwa...Read full comment
William and Mary is an incredibly unique place in that it is a small, liberal arts school that is publicly supported. Class sizes are incredibly smal...Read full comment
... W&M isn't the place for someone who can't get by outside of the big city, but if you want a place with a tremendous sense of history, a highly a...Read full comment
... Also, it is not located close enough to a major city or other major universities to share information with a wider academic community the way th...Read full comment
The school has nice small-school charm. Classes are small, and if you want to be able to get to know your profs, you have the opportunity here. Hist...Read full comment
... Coming from a major metropolitan area, I found the campus and surrounding city to be very boring ...Read full comment
William & Mary, like any other school, has strengths and weaknesses. Here are a few from each camp. Strengths: -Solid, challenging academics -La...Read full comment
William and Mary is an excellent school academics-wise, but the surrounding town lacks excitement and has a profusion of tourists (which is very aggra...Read full comment
William and Mary is perfect for anyone who, like me, wanted to have a small college community where you could have one on one contact with your profes...Read full comment
... There is also very little chance of going anywhere off campus if you don't have a car because the nearest "city" is about 30 minutes away, and r...Read full comment
... It's a city full of old people who will find anything to bitch about ...Read full comment
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