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Montclair State University (MSU)

18 reviews
3.97 / 5 based on 18 reviews
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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your English?
My level before:
My level after:
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Absolutely necessary
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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife, Food, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing, Travel, Telephone:
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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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
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
Overall
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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
4.9/5
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
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Enjoy all the equipement and various classes available. Get in touch with most of the professors
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
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
NY area is a very expensive area. Watch out the all visa system, very complex
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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
In NYC: The Red Lion (bar with cover bands) The Webster Hall, the Fly (Clubs) In Montclair: The South Park (bar)
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fleurgastaldi
Skema Business School, Nice, France
International Relations, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Montclair State University
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Great mix of international student and American students Great atmosphere Great large apt
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
A nice small American university, close to New York City, but on a large campus so students can enjoy at the same time the benefits of NYC and the benefits of a smaller city.
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