transferred into AU from Dallas, Texas. I have had
both positive and negative experiences, which I will list below:
First, the Good News:
AU is a first rate
school, especially when it comes to Public Affairs and International
Relations. The faculty are brilliant and are some of
the top experts in their fields. The Business and
Communication Departments are also top notch.
The student body
is diverse and more politically savvy than you will find
anywhere. There are always things to do. DC
is probably the best background for a college student you
could ask for. In addition to this, there are
so many activites on campus that it is impossible to
Now the Bad News:
It's extremely expensive.
I am having to take a semester off because
I can't afford it. AU makes it very difficult
for those without financial support to attend. This is
because we are still paying off the ex-president who embezzled
a ton of money from us.
There are snobby kids
who whine a lot, can not hold their liquor, and
have a serious entitlement complex. The dorms are small
and overpriced.(living off campus is actually cheaper) Science and
Psych majors are at a major disadvantage here and should
In conclusion, I still recommend this school due
to its one of a kind educational experience. I
also met a small group of friends here that I
will remain close with for the rest of my life.
If you are into politics or human rights, this
is the place for you!