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UNKNOWN
ESC La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
ask for help, and keep aware of the changes
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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
i don't know
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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
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Colby
California State University, San Marcos, San Marcos, United States
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No
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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
2
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Remember, if you are coming from America, Dutch schools are way different. Be prepared!
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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
1
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Check out all the discount airlines like Easy Jet, Ryanair, and bmi baby! Also, busses are cheap and effective, check out Student Agency from Czech Republic!
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UNKNOWN
ESC La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Life is a little bit more expensive than in France, and sometimes it is hard to have activities if you don't have the money to pay for it.
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Overall, Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Travel, 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
i don't know
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UNKNOWN
ESC La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
HES Amsterdam
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Did not speak it
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
as i am a french speaker, it is a little bit difficult to understand dutch, but most people speak english. So it is alays possible to be understood
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Daniel77
Fachhochschule Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
HES Amsterdam
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
good experience in a multinational environment
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
the apartments were generally quite messy. though they were fully equipped, the furniture were not in a good condition.
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Flavio
U. del Bio Bio, Concepcion, Chile
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
HES Amsterdam
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Travel: 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
Liedseplein and rembrandtplein are a very complete place to enjoy amsterdam city
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