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George Washington University (GWU)

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4.48 / 5 based on 11 reviews
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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
Housing
Type of housing: With a family
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: With a family
Why?
Living with a family helps in learning and improving the language
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Great experience
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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
You should like living in a city not in a regular American campus
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
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
3
Final comments
Enjoy Washington monuments and especially museums, they are truly great and most of them are free!!
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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
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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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
Languages
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)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Great experience
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Silvia R
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, course exchange program while studing at "School Without Wal
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> Other
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Travel, 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
none
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