Okay I have come down to two choices, JMU and GMU. I understand there are many other colleges such as UVA, William & Mary, Georgetown, etc. that are within or near NOVA, however I have narrowly picked JMU and GMU out of all of them. I am finding myself having a hard time deciding whether to go to JMU or GMU. To start off, I am planning on double majoring in Finance/Accounting, I understand both school provides great educational benefits. I also know the cons and pros for each schools. JMU, provides an active/social interactions, great educational benefits (prestige), highly ranked according to businessweek for 2011,2010,2009,etc., decent amount of internships available in Harrisonburg. Cons for JMU, party school, a bit costly compared to GMU where I can stay at home with family and commute to GMU, and probably not as many available internships as going to GMU provides. GMU, provides great education benefits, great internship availability (close proximity to Washington D.C.). Cons for GMU are being to close (commuting), being a 3rd tier, having to be known as "rising school" which makes me feel that GMU has not fully been recognized and still looking from the outside compared other colleges. These are just some of my thoughts/opinions, both options seem great to me, however I need some great advice in terms of my major in Finance/Accounting, probably would like to work for one of the "Big 4" or get into "investment banking". I understand that I still have a long way to go, however it is nice to think a bit into my future as to how years pass by so quickly. I will also entering into either one of these schools as a Junior.