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McMaster University

38 reviews
4.21 / 5 based on 38 reviews
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aaafifi
American University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Economics, Undergraduate, Independent
McMaster University
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I had known that to work on compus, i had to have been registered in a specific amount of credits.
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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
4
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Take more care of international students who are not exchange ones
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
2
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Being in Mcmaster was a great experience for me, I loved it. The thing that i enjoyed the most was playing on the soccer team. It really made my stay there wonderful. i recommend that those who go should take part in sports at Mac. They are great
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Nikki
Instituto Tecnolˇgico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
McMaster University
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
The Mac's courses web site was not updated, besides there was no information regarding the terms of offering of the subjects
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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 disagree with certain aspects of final examinations, ones is that you write the exams in large spaces with other groups (it felt like students were cattle) an the other thing is that you dont have a review of the final exam. At least in my home university, nothing of this happens.
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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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Nikki
Instituto Tecnolˇgico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
McMaster University
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Just more complete information about courses
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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
4
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
The staff from Housing services should make a better effort in selecting roommates, There are some mistakes walking around in the hallways of Bates
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
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
Just like all universities in Ontario, Mcmaster will be facing some problems with the growth of student population over the next years. Nevertheless, they working hard to accomplish the quality standars for academic and On-campus life
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Yen
National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Performing Arts, Undergraduate, University Agreement
McMaster University
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I would have appreciated a local student as a guide for me to ask questions and to get familiar to the surroundings.
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
4
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
It has a great campus, but it was a pity I was not able to stay on the campus. The teachers are great and be prepared for evening exams!
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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
4
Final comments
Watch out for bus strikes and take advantage of the travel offers for students.
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frouchas
NEOMA Business School, Rouen, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
McMaster University
4.7/5
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
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Try to participate to the campus life and meet as many exchange students as possible
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
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
the persons in charge of the international offica are really helpful. Do not hesitate to go and ask them questions.
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Anne-Sophie
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Engineering, Chemical, Undergraduate, University Agreement
McMaster University
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I would have liked to know the right place to live in order to llok for a house before leaving.
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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
4
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Be ready to work hard
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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
4
Final comments
If you went to travel, register to the Outdoor club of the university or rent a car by gathering with others
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