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UniversitÓ Bocconi reviews

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4.02 / 5 based on 611 reviews
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.8/5
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 Italian a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Italian
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your Italian?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It would be nice to learn Italian, so make sure you arrive early to take the course at Bocconi, I missed it...:( You could alse learn other languages at Bocconi free of charge, but they were instructed in Italian
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
The trains are relatively cheaper than in Holland or Germany, but the nightlife is extremely expensive...fortunately the SEN always organises free admission to cool night spots in Milano
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Overall, Nightlife, Housing, Telephone, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel:
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
Take your credit card :)
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Try the Strategic Management in Fashion Compies, you will love it...esp. if you are a fashion victim youself :)
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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
Well, frankly I guess you wont have much time to studying :)
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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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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Just Surprise Youself...
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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
3
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Bocconi is the best school ofr business studies, it would definitely benefit your future career. Most of the courses for the exchange student are taught by the SDA Bocconi, so the quality is even better :)
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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
2
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Go for Milano, you will love it...I really enjoyed it...and I made friends from all over the world, some are now my best friends...and do shopping :) BTW, for cheap designer clothes, go to Foxtown nearby Lake Como, www.foxtown.ch Ciao!!!
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
5.0/5
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
Cassablanca is good for going out, Old Fashion Cafe is a must for summer nights, and Da Willy is the best for pizza near Bocconi, and try Boom(get a surprise), of course you cant miss the Appritivo(I hope i spell it correctly :)
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Wei
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate, Erasmus
UniversitÓ Bocconi
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It is so close to the universita, and you can wake up just 5 mins before class :) also the mensa is just the basement of the pensionato
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
expect to pay a lot for the housing in milano :)
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