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19 Expenses Reviews
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Carlos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
housing is more expensive, and nightlife (drinks) tend to get a bit expensive also.
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Housing, Travel, Overall, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Look around for the best apartment. Downtown´s rents can be expensive, but go a little north or east to St. Laurent.
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berthelot
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
the local phone calls were free, the food is quite expensive, the taxes are horrible!
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Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Overall, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
the health insurance was compulsory even if I was covered by a belgian insurance company, the taxes.
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Claire
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, University Agreement
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
whishes to discover Canada and different regions + sport
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Food, Overall, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Housing, Telephone, Travel:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
no, just TIPS not included in the bill + keep your tockets and receipts
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Ilona
HES Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Financial Management, Undergraduate, exchange program between the HES and Concordia University
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> Government assistance
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
I had never lived on my own before so it's logical that you tend to spend more.
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Travel, Overall, Housing, Telephone, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Opening a bank account is very easy and for free
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Karin
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Accountancy, Undergraduate, I recently moved to Greece and resided in Canada throughout
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
This question is not applicable to my situation given that at the time of my studies, my host country was also my home country.
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Travel, Overall, Telephone, Housing, Nightlife, Food:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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anonymous
Université de Montpellier I, Montpellier, France
Political Science, Undergraduate, Independent
Concordia University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
dollar pretty expensive
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Nightlife, Overall, Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
maybe avoid provigo and rather go to the market and butcher instead.
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