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The University of Mary Washington

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityF
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionD-
Academic SuccessD- Creativity/ InnovationD
Individual ValueF University Resource UseF
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyD- FriendlinessF
Campus MaintenanceF Social LifeF
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsD
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Violent, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

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She cares more about Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty than the average student.
Date: Jan 14 2015
Major: Biology (This Major's Salary over time)
I'm Bio/premed and am not impressed at all. From all the professors I've taken and professors that my friends have taken we all agree on one thing: The professors just read verbatim off the slides; I am unsure whether they even have phD's because even a Highschooler can do this. Chemistry department is OK, its hit or miss with quality teachers. Physics is a JOKE at this school; its convoluted and you don't learn anything but you still walk away with an A lol. The only bigger joke is the premed program. Don't let the advisor fool you when/if he gave you a tour when you were a prospective student. When he is not in front of parents he is unhelpful, condescending, rude etc. Read his reviews on rate my professor to verify what I just said. The "pre med program" is a bulletin board with brochures sloppily stapled on that are out of date by about 5+ years. Everything I know I know from doing my own research because the program is useless here. No wonder only about 5 students get into medical school each year here (mostly DO schools; not an MD school). Here is the WORST part. The school offers very few classes with very small sections. Wanna take anatomy/histology/virology etc? Sorry, we only offer it ever other semester or once every other year. OR we only offer one/two sections with a class size of 10. Also, sorry it overlaps with your other classes you need to graduate; stay another year! This affects you because 1) you cannot graduate on time which makes you spend an extra semester's of tuition/room/board money (and time/money you could've used getting a job so you end up losing a lot more- this is called opportunity cost; this applies to all majors here) 2) You can't get the classes you need to be prepared for material tested on the MCAT. I'm positive point #1 affects all majors, not just bio/premed. Lastly, I cannot verify this or provide proof but I give you my word (for what it's worth), I read a recent article that was praising the school but then went on saying that 74% of students of entering students graduate in 6 years. Read that again. 3/4 STUDENTS TAKE 6+ YEARS TO GRADUATE. Refer to point #1 for the explaination.
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