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City University

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4.12 / 5 based on 65 reviews
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It was fun to exchange and learn the different types of slang from other English speaking nationalities.
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
The exchange rate was not in the US Dollar favor, nor towards any other currency.
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Nightlife, Travel, Food, Housing, Overall, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Make as much as possible before you leave. At least have $1300USD in savings before you leave--the travelling takes a toll
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Academic
Course recommendations
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
none
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I knew I could have stayed all year round. I wish I could have found work that paid under the table to cover expenses
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
More British/American student activities. Perhaps a Student Union rep from study abroad programs
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Save lots of money before going...be careful when travelling during an election year in your home country--these Brits have a lot of opinions that they are happy to share!!
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The Mai Tai in Piccadilly, Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace
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Erin G
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States
Literature, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: With a family
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I loved the independence the apartment let us have, emmercing us into the culture with no safety net. It allowed us to be free to experience everything around us on our own.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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