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Academic Rigor
4.0979
Dorm Life
3.7500
Food and Dining
3.8580
Bang for the buck
3.8411
Clubs and Activities
4.4023
Campus Safety
4.5800
Most Helpful Review for George Mason University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Tahina from Richmond, VA
  • 47 out of 48 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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  • Nina from Burke, VA
  • Jul-14-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    George Mason University is such a diverse and innovative school. Many opportunities and things to partake in. The university is filled with absolutely wonderful students, professors, and faculty in general.

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  • Kayla Ach
  • Apr-16-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    One of the most beautiful campuses I have ever seen. If you are looking for diversity, this is the right place. It will be your home away from home.

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  • Solana from Austin, TX
  • Feb-17-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Loved my visit to the beautiful campus. Very excited about the theater program and the great food options around campus. #ChooseMason

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  • Kelvin from Fairfax, VA
  • Dec-22-2016 I am a current student here

    George Mason University overall is a very big campus. Parking is limited at certain peak hours. People are very nice and friendly toward one another around the campus.

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  • Sarah - Centreville, VA
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    GMU is primarily a commuter school; however, there has been an increase with those who choose to live on campus. Because of that, there is now a wide range of activities that can be done, both on campus and even off campus. You just have to know how to navigat and find out what's happening where and you'all be sef

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  • km
  • Jun-15-2016 I am a current student here

    it is what you make it. big student population but a small campus; takes maybe fifteen minutes to get across campus, depending on how fast you walk. bring your own snacks because the dining hall food is awful.

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  • elizabeth from hampton, va
  • Jun-09-2016 I am a current student here

    i really enjoy going to school here. everyone is exceedingly helpful when you have questions, and it's a realy great enviroment for learning, and becoming an adult.

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  • Julia from Ellicott City, MD
  • Feb-06-2016 I am a current student here

    George Mason University is a very open and diverse campus. A variety of majors are offered and well taught at Mason. It is a very safe and nurturing environment to study, learn, and have hands on experience with what you will be doing for the rest of your life.

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  • Tyler from NY
  • Feb-05-2016 I am a current student here

    George Mason University is a school filled with opportunities from the many activities to take part in on campus to the extensive list of study abroad opportunities presented to students every semester. This school also has many dining areas that provide an array of different food options. Each dining hall never serves the same meals and are staffed by an excellent group of individuals who make sure you enjoy each meal you eat.

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  • Prospective Student
  • Feb-02-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Large Campus. Giant Whale Skeleton. normal college experience feel

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