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George Washington University

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Students who would return
Would not - 32/14
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Males: 16, Females: 30
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.7

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

George Washington University
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.8 High
Actual difficulty:3.7 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


To be fair, GW does not lack in smart people but idiots either. The normal workload is 5 courses/semester, though not really that challenging.
In my opinion, GW has a great advantage over all the other DC schools such as American and Georgetown in location. The embassies, Capitol Hill, and al...
Alright. I'm an International Relations major, and I swear to God this school has ruined my love of learning as well as my desire to pursue a major in...
This is an expensive school. Its well worth the money but its not worth the money troubles. If you have the means, this is the place to be for netwo...
I am about to finish my first year at GW studying in the Elliot school of International Affairs and I love it. GW is a great school, I feel that it is...
I absolutely love GWU. By the way people complain about this place, you wouldn't realize how amazing it is. Right now I am home for the summer and it ...
I have no regrets in attending GW. It has been a great experience. Although it has been academically challenging, I've learned so much about Internati...
The faculty in the language departments are extremely nice and friendly, and are the reason that I applied to the University. If you want to be a lan...
I have not even begun the second semester of my freshman year and I, along with many other freshman, are looking at other schools to transfer to. My e...
I have just completed my first semester at GWU, and I really love it. I got a hefty scholarship to go here, and I reluctantly attended, having to turn...
I am about to finish my first year at GW studying in the Elliot school of International Affairs and I love it. GW is a great school, I feel that it is...
The faculty in the language departments are extremely nice and friendly, and are the reason that I applied to the University. If you want to be a lan...
OK people, READ THE OTHER COMMENTS POSTED HERE. Almost uniformly, they paint a picture of the GW students as: arrogant, rude, elitist, condescending, ...
This is a great school, and living in DC is such a wonderful experience. But everything will pass you by if you not actually get off your ass and comm...
The faculty in the language departments are extremely nice and friendly, and are the reason that I applied to the University. If you want to be a lan...
Some of the faculty in my major -- International Affairs -- are fairly unapproachable and difficult to reach. They regularly leave their classes to TA...
Well, don't come to GW expecting heaven. You have to come here ready to be a grown up, and that means dealing with tough stuff without a social net. I...
The faculty in the language departments are extremely nice and friendly, and are the reason that I applied to the University. If you want to be a lan...
George Washington is truly one of the most unique universities in the world. It is only blocks from The White House, Capital, World Bank, Internationa...
The George Washington University is an amazing school located in a spectacular city, and both offer plenty of opportunities to grow personally, academ...
Im an international affairs major who is going into his 3rd year at GW. I would say that GW is a good school because if you are motivated and driven ...
People say that GW is for students who couldn't get into Georgetown. This is true. Most of the student body are kids who did well in high school but...
I wish that you had included some questions about housing and the recent problem of overcrowded classes. As a freshman, I was forced to find an apart...
I have really enjoyed GWU. The location is one-of-a-kind. I am in The Elliot School of International Affairs, and it's really interesting. I have thor...
My experience at GW thus far has been mixed. I love my department, the Elliott School of International Affairs is great. It is one of the Top 5...
Academically I found GW to be hit or miss. Some of my classes were wonderful, others were terrible. There is a growing sense of overcrowding in b...
The Elliott School is GW’s best asset and I’m glad I went there. However, this is one of the most expensive schools in the world and, consequently...
I'm sure it's better now, from seeing all the completed buildings. I was unfortunately there during all the construction and never got to enjoy the f...
I went to GW wanting to meet smart and worldly people who shared my interest in international affairs and culture. Basically, it's just a bunch of ar...
George Washington University is one of the finest universities in the country. I have had a fantastic experience at GW. The academics at GW are held...
There's a lot to do at GW, and it has good academics. When I interviewed for internships(and just recently interviewed for law school), employers seem...
I think that this school is what you make of it. One thing that is underrated is the quality of the professors here. It is remarkable the credential...
I unfortunately decided to stick out this experience for four years. I do not recommend it. Though the faculty in my specific department were friendly...
I did not originally plan to come to GW. I as many of my counterparts intended upon attending Georgetown. I was rejected and that thin envelope was ...
GW is NOT for everyone. This is a competitive environment, with almost everyone around you having some sort of impressive-sounding internship. A lot o...
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