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James Madison University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB- Faculty AccessibilityA
Useful SchoolworkC+ Excess CompetitionB
Academic SuccessB Creativity/ InnovationB
Individual ValueB University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeB-
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsB-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Not so bright
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He cares more about Useful Schoolwork than the average student.
Date: Oct 15 2010
Major: Political Science (This Major's Salary over time)
JMU is a great university. The faculty are very helpful and approachable in almost any subject. I have heard some horror stories from my friends about profesors who can't speak English though. Despite this, they seem to manage well.

The people at JMU are usually very nice and approachable. You have your share of stuck up people who think they're God's gift to the world but there are people like that at every school. There are definetly more girls than guys but it seems to be evening out somehow(which dissapoints me because I'm a guy).

The party scene is not as good as it used to be. Ever since springfest last year President Rose asked the cops to crack down and they have been bigtime. From what I heard, before the whole sringfest debacle people could take the drunk bus to any off campus housing area/apartment complex and find a party with ease, even if they didnt know anyone there. Now, parties are usually private and much smaller and you either need to know the person having it or know someone who knows someone who will let you in. If you can get into a party then its really really fun. I know college isn't all about partying but if I put in my hours during the week I want to have fun on the weekends, not live in Nazi Germany with cops literally EVERYWHERE. For the most part JMU is very safe and there is little crime. But that number is starting to go up recently(I'm not talking about alcohol-related citations). I think the police should be more focused on keeping people safe from the rising crime rate rather than busting parties. If you are looking for big great parties every weekend(or everyday if ur into that) don't come to JMU. Hopefully this bullS#!^ that President Rose brought about to save his own ass will eventually end(preferably next year).

The football games are fun too, especially with the new stadium. However, the crackdown on fun spills over to football too. TAILGATING OF ANY KIND IS PRETTY MUCH PROHIBITED NOW. Unless you want to pay but people, even people over the age of 21, can and will recieve a citation for drinking.

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