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Most Helpful Review for George Washington University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Amanda from Cordova, TN
  • 46 out of 47 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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  • student
  • Apr-01-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    flexible, with two campuses. pennsylvania avenue address. water horse.

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  • Prospective Student
  • Feb-08-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Flexible, with two campuses. Pennsylvania avenue address. Water horse.

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  • Washington, DC
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    This is the only school located in the heart of DC, metro accessible and close to the National Mall. The professors are awesome and there are amazing opportunities, especially for those interested in International Affairs or Political Science. GW is the place to be if you are politically minded and ready for a fast paced lifestyle.

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  • Leslie from Silver Spring, MD
  • Apr-07-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is honestly a dream due to its location. Right at the heart of DC it not just perfect due to the amazing pastimes and the welcoming nature of the campus and its members, but because its location makes is home to so many internship opportunities. From congressional internships on Capitol Hill, to NIH internships, to internships at GW's very own hospital, GW is the place to be, a true dream.

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  • Jeremy from Ardsley, NY
  • Apr-07-2015 I am a current student here

    A great school in a great location. Washington D.C. is the perfect city to study in and stay in after college. GW is a lot of money though.

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  • Emma
  • Apr-05-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Beautiful campus. Wonderful education system. GREAT CHOICE.

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  • Mar-16-2015 I am a current student here

    Many students here describe themselves as people who work hard, play hard, which I've found to be accurate. GW is very oriented toward International Affairs, Political Communications, Political Science, and Business Majors; prospective arts/humanities majors might want to look elsewhere. Greek Life is an encompassing part of the social scene here, so if that's not your thing, you might want to skip GW.

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  • Washington, DC
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The George Washington University is full of internship and job opportunities. Studying at the center of politics, many students share valuable connections and memorable experiences. With embassies, museums, monuments, students can always find something to do and enjoy while pursuing your degree(s)!

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  • SoCal
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    George Washington University offers incomparable opportunities for internships and jobs in the DC area. This university is full of students looking to succeed in their given field, and show it by taking advantage of these opportunities. The majority of the professors are eager to teach, and very interested in their field of study.

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