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James Madison University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA+ Faculty AccessibilityA-
Useful SchoolworkB Excess CompetitionA-
Academic SuccessA- Creativity/ InnovationB+
Individual ValueA University Resource UseA
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA FriendlinessA-
Campus MaintenanceA Social LifeA-
Surrounding CityD Extra CurricularsA+
SafetyA+
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Male
SAT1370
Quite Bright
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Surrounding City
D
Highest Rating
Educational Quality
A+
He cares more about Surrounding City than the average student.
Date: Jul 06 2007
Major: Finance (This Major's Salary over time)
I am a Quantitative Finance major, which apparently is the hardest major here, but its not as bad as they say, although its not too easy either. First of all, I absolutely love JMU. I recommend it to almost anyone. Here are the pros and cons…

CONS

1)parking is tough (although the bus system is great so it doesn't really matter)

2)sports teams are good (football is a lot of fun), but it is not division 1 A, it is AA. BUT, they are working on this too and should be D1A very soon.

3)some people complain about the kinda small library, but don't worry b/c they just built a whole new one in addition to the old one that is HUGE!

4)the city of harrisonburg is lame, but our parties kick ass so nobody even seems to notice/care.

5) Gen ed classes kinda suck, especially if you leave any after freshman year and you just want to be done learning about shit that you dont care about.

PROS

1) The people are very friendly.

2) There is something for everybody.

3) There is a work hard play hard mentality. Lots of studying during the week and lots of partying on the weekend (which usually starts on thursday night and goes till sunday, with the occassional wednesday in there every now and then).

4) The parties are fucking sick. The beer is free and everyone is real chill. All parties are apartment parties and any amount of randoms can walk in b/c its JMU and we are friendly like that (unlike other schools where usually if a guy wants to get in he has to bring 2 or more girls). which leads me to my next point…

5) The guy to girl ratio is around 70/30, and you can tell. Our girls are very good looking, meaning if you were a decent looking guy in high school, you will probably clean up here.

6) You will meet a ton of friends here, and have the best time of your life.

Overall, JMU is really a LOT of fun and has really good academics at the same time, which to me is the ultimate package!

   
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questionIs there a lot of diversity on campus people wise? how are the dorms? do you know of any racist people on campus b/c im black i don't need to go to college to get into no problems i can outside in my own neighborhood for that?
commentI am interested for the working in the all departments of the finance that will make me one day finance minister. All finance ministers are happy as they said during the speech and sermon that work hard and get the seat of the minister.
commentNot have anyone about the information with the studies to here in the Australia and then also be paying for even essay too. When I have met with the several of the students they said they had also paid for the essays and getting some advantages.
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