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Most Helpful Review for George Mason University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Tahina from Richmond, VA
  • 42 out of 43 people found this review helpful

Here at George Mason University a.k.a GMU or Mason, classes are small and the professors are shockingly always available to answer questions by email or in person. Lecture halls are usually semi-big but then they are divided into Labs where you are able to get one on one assistance with your instructors. I learned so much within my first semester there and was well prepared entering my second semester. My professors were compromising and taught me new ways to study, write papers and do presentations. My strengths were brought out and my so called weaknesses are no longer categorized as...

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  • Alice from Woodbridge, VA
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is good for students who wish to stay close to Washington. It also very quite and quite small.

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  • Diane from Marshall Islands
  • Mar-26-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    It has a great study abroad program. It offers the major & minor I want to take before getting my bachelors. The campus is not too big not too small and professors and students know each other well

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  • Student from Fairfax, VA
  • Mar-21-2014 I am a current student here

    GMU is in a great location, but it's definitely a suburban commuter school. There are tons of opportunities for not a lot of tuition. As a huge school, you can also pick professors, classes and schedules because there are a ton of options.

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  • Catherine
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    A good school if you are a commuter and able to manage yourself. It's a central location and has a very pretty campus. A great school for students going back to school

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  • Stephanie from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Diversity at its finest. We not only have one of the most culturally diverse campuses in tha nation in terms of ethnicity but we also offer classes about murder, mystery and madness to the basin microecon class.

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  • Brandon from Manassas, VA
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    When first stepping on Mason campus you could feel it was going to be easy to make friends and helpful staff. My impression of orientation was a very memorable one with the feeling of safety and the fact college was truly going to be fun. Mason is very clean and secure place. I feel very comfortable being here through the help of friends and staff. It is the best place to be.

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  • Haziq from Springfield, VA
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Very good school, with challenging and interactive course materials. Campus life is pretty diverse and very interesting. As well as the student involvement is great.

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  • Randy from MANASSAS, VA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    George Mason is awesome. I am a commuter student, which a lot of students here are, and I just love it. The staff here is great and I have yet to have a problem with any rude teachers. Great school!!!

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  • Rebecca from Fairfax, VA
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    George Mason is a very diverse community of people from all walks of life. George Mason gives its students so many amazing job and internship opportunities. George Mason also has the most amazing students that will stop to help anyone who needs it no matter how much of a rush they are in.

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  • Alejandro from Ridgewood, NY
  • Jan-31-2014 I am a current student here

    George Mason University is an excellent school for a range of careers including government, criminology, law, and history. It is currently undergoing a change from a commuter only school to greatly expanding its on campus population. Furthermore, its proximity to DC is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to obtain jobs or internships.

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