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Most Helpful Review for George Washington University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Amanda from Cordova, TN
  • 32 out of 33 people found this review helpful

The George Washington University is an amazing place to study. As a Political Communications major in the School of Media and Public Affairs, I have found that no other school offers such a specialized program so perfectly fitted to my interests. GW is a great place to be if you're looking for a school that isn't too small or too big. While a majority students are from the Northeast, the school has an incredibly diverse student body which is always exposing you to others' cultures. Professor's are kind of a hit or miss. Some really care about their students and...

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  • Farid from Springfield, PA
  • Feb-02-2014 I am a current student here

    I would rate The George Washington University a six overall. The university is strong academically, and has great professors, and curriculums. The one negative I would list for it is that DC is expensive to live in, and the city is slightly boring.

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  • Katherine from Yuma, AZ
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Great support staff that can help you along the way for any changes in your course of study. Extremely professional encounters on all levels adding to the value and integrity of GWU. You are receiving a quality education that far surpasses other grad schools in the nation.

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  • Freshman
  • Dec-07-2013 I am a current student here

    The George Washington University is a great university with a lot of resources at your fingertips. I am still discovering new things about this school and what it has to offer. Its location in the center of DC makes it a great place to meet people and network to find a future job or even just to meet cool people.

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  • GW Student
  • Sep-03-2013 I am a current student here

    To learn in the nations capital with some of the smartest young minds from around the world is a truly amazing experience. You're going to find your best friends, your favorite teachers, and maybe even your husband or wife here. Don't let the time pass by without you realizing it; take it slow and enjoy every minute because this is your life.

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  • Lu from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    An academically rigorous college full of rich Jewish kids from New Jersey and New York. Financial aid is not very generous for low income students. Requires 3 year residential policy.

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  • Jul-11-2013 I am a current student here

    GWU is not a school for everyone. If you are looking for an idyllic, rolling hills and grassy quad type college experience, this school is not for you. However, if you are interested in being around ample internship and growth opportunities and are a highly independent person, you will fit right in at GWU.

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  • Sonia from Tampa, FL
  • Jun-30-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    GWU has a beautiful campus. I love the fact that it's an top world class university and that the faculty cares student success. I plan to attend the George Washington University because I want life changing experiences and to excel academically.

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  • Isabella from NJ
  • Jun-24-2013 I am a current student here

    GW is an amazing campus. Students are diverse, connected, and strong. There's absolutely NOTHING like studying in the nation's capital because there are endless possibilities and opportunities you wouldn't be able to get anywhere else.

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  • Courtney from Severna Park, MD
  • Jun-20-2013 I am a current student here

    GW is a place where everyone truly comes from different backgrounds. There's always someone with a fresh perspective! Being right in the heart of DC, there's always something to do.

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