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Virginia Commonwealth University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at VCU
By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentB-
Automotive EngineeringB+
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringC-
Computer EngineeringF
Computer ScienceB
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB+
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Perfomance ArtsC-
Political ScienceC
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalF
School of InformationB-
Social WorkD
Urban PlanningB+

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Quotes touching on Social Life

“... They're anti-social, petty, angry, freaky-looking and have major attitudes about everything ...”
“... I was not a social person before i went there, but i left as an outgoing person and a huge football fan ...”
“... The social scene is interesting, and it's hard for me to compare it to some of the other colleges I've visited ...”
“... I knew a lot of people from HS who were going here, so I had no problem in the social arena ...”
“... Obviously I had other options and got excepted to JMU and Mary Washington but because I knew a good friend who went to VCU, I figured it would be...”
“... If you don't form a small social circle in your first few weeks of classes at the beginning of your freshman year, brace yourself for four very m...”
“... Also, the social scene is terrible if you're not a hipster (which seem to make up the majority of the school) ...”
“... The social life is pretty fun ...”
“... Sure there is a great social aspect here but I didn't come to a university to make friends ...”
“... You won't be surrounded by gifted people unless you seek them out socially or take challenging classes ...”
“... If you don't find friends quickly, you're going to find yourself socially doomed for 4+ years ...”
“... People that complain about the people here are socially challenged themselves because there is a lot of diversity and tolerance of peoples' back...”
“... I also have no idea what the people complaining about anti social people are about ...”
“... If you are a sheltered antisocial baby then,yes, it is probably going to be difficult to make friends and find things to do in Richmond ...”
“... I didn't mind the responsibility and didn't need to be dependent on the institution to help me manage my time, social activities and the like .....”
“... If someone can't find a good group to hang out with, they must have really horrible social skills ...”
“... As for the social life I personally am never at a lack for things to do ...”
“... If your not a social butterfly then your time at VCU will suck ...”
“... The social scene before you are 21: - parties in local neighborhoods or "have a nice day" cafe ...”
“... Still, the students here seem to take academics lightly here, although there are many exceptions in the VCU's social sciences, art and medical de...”
“... Socially, this is a great school ...”
“... people may complain about the social life but that is there own issue ...”
“... This is simply because if you aren't from or around the Richmond area (or have similarities to to it), you won't get accustomed to the social lif...”

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