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HOUSING    
by Sandrine, INSEEC Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Marketing and Sales Management, University Agreement
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why? best way to get into the US student mood...
Personal comments:
first time I was sharing a space with sby else and it has been great fun. US students were really friendly and the campus was absolutely gorgious, with colonial buildings, all facilities close by, so easy to meet up with other students...
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Sandrine, INSEEC Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Marketing and Sales Management, University Agreement
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Student life dominates the city
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
He's Not here...just in front of the main entrance
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ACADEMIC    
by torresx, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Business Studies, University Agreement
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
Take Marketing and EBusiness courses. They're teached by pretty recognised professors



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
That was fine.

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by herverabret, Université Jean Moulin: Lyon III, Lyon, France
Marketing and Sales Management, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
Needed some time to adapt to the local slang, but then everything went OK
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EXPENSES    
by herverabret, Université Jean Moulin: Lyon III, Lyon, France
Marketing and Sales Management, University Agreement
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Accomodation was more expensive, as well as food and clubs
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
by Petra, University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Business Studies, University Agreement
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
how different the Americans are from the Europeans :-)
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
If you want to work hard, but also enjoy being an exchange student, this is the best place to go.



FINAL COMMENTS

It's in the USA, what more can I say...
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