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George Mason University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB Faculty AccessibilityB-
Useful SchoolworkA Excess CompetitionA-
Academic SuccessC Creativity/ InnovationA-
Individual ValueD University Resource UseC
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA FriendlinessC+
Campus MaintenanceB Social LifeF
Surrounding CityD Extra CurricularsD-
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Arrogant, Self Absorbed

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Date: Aug 07 2008
Major: Computer Science (This Major's Salary over time)
George Mason will provide with an education and not much more.

I feel like 90% of the students are dead broke and have absolutely no social life. Most don't even speak English well. Classes are very heavily dependent on the professors grading schemes. Some classes you can do nothing and get an A, while others you can spend 15 hours a week and barely pass.

The campus is safe from intruders, but not safe from the police. Never ever mix alcohol and campus. You will get caught. The police violate every amendment you have and will screw you over just because they can.

On campus housing is terrible… Since they lack housing on campus, they turned all the 2 bedrooms dorms in to 3 bedroom dorms, and so on. If you ever imagined partying on campus, they have hired people to walk threw the halls about every 15 minutes to bust people. If you do get in trouble for anything, (alcohol), you will most likely get kicked off campus, first time.

If you want to move on campus, enjoy trying to find a parking spot for about an hour. They are building new parking garages and buildings and got rid of a lot of parking. They will tell you there are enough spots, but the spots they talk about are 2 miles away from the heart of campus on a gravel parking lot! To make up for that, they provide a crappy shuttle service that takes no less than 30 minutes to get to where you want to go. They sit at each stop for 5 minutes. You can pretty much walk faster than the shuttle. They only have 1 going at a time so if you miss the shuttle, you have to wait an hour to catch the next one. Not to mention they have police sitting right at the shuttle who will try and get you to talk to them so they can arrest you for nothing.

Go greek or go home, it is the only "fun" at mason. Greek life is the only social aspect on campus. The basketball players who aren't really that good in the perspective of college, think they are gods. Most of the players can't even afford to wear anything than there little green jump suits and they act like they are going to the NBA. The truth is, none of them are and none of them will have a life after college.

The women are ugly and think because they are hot because all the decent girls in society goto REAL schools.

Overall, if you want to get an education, Mason is the place to be. If you want the college experience… try Radford or VCU. (def take JMU if you get in)

These postings, much like the one above, are mainly spoiled NOVA kids whose parents didn't "love" them enough to send them to "real" colleges. They incorporate the biggest downfall of GMU society, and pretty much all NOVA kids alike: they are spoiled, overprivelegded, and think they deserve a lot more prestige than was granted to them by their unfortunate parents who simply wanted an education for their lazy children who were too unambitious, unintelligent, or too obnoxious for their parents to want to send them to "real" universities. Very unfortunate. I'd want to not go to this school simply because people like ^ go there…
responseErm, the players where their green jumpsuits all the time because they practice in the morning, go to classes, and practice more. They don't walk around like they're the jank. I've hung out with their players before and they're all really laid back. On campus life does suck, chalk that up to the administration and their PC behavior. If you're 21, go to the bars, that's where most of the college kids are. It's not always filled with Greeks either!
responseEr, I meant "wear".

Also, please don't recommend VCU to anyone. VCU is much worse than Mason. If you want to recommend a more social environment with some decent education, JMU is really the only other option.

ODU sucks at both social life and education. W&M has the education but no social life (worse than Mason's), and VCU is just a joke.

Radford, also, is just a joke.

My opinion: Go to VCU and Radford if you want to work at McDonald's after college.

responseHaha. I like the quote

"If you ever imagined partying on campus, they have hired people to walk threw the halls about every 15 minutes to bust people. If you do get in trouble for anything, (alcohol), you will most likely get kicked off campus, first time."

They don't do shit so you fail

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