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Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)

264 reviews
4.02 / 5 based on 264 reviews
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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
5.0/5
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
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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No I was pretty well informed before going.
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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
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Go! It is a great international experience.
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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
3
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
Great international experience
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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Spent more on phone due to calling home to Canada( as expected) Spent more on travel due to teh numerous travel opportunities in Finland
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Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing, Nightlife, Overall, 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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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Most Finnish people speak at least a little bit of english and all students spoke english so communication was not a problem at all.
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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Most students lived in the apartments and it was a great way to start meeting people but also have your own space in an apartment.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Adrianne
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Helsinki School of Economics
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: 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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