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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: Italian
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning Italian a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Italian
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your Italian?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
i learn a lot about americans
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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
1.2/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
in everything
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Travel, Housing, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Food:
was less expensive than 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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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
3.8/5
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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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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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
1
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
sincerly it's a very nice place to study: the exams are very easy nothing to compare with the Italian University, there are a lot of structure for studing, and the girls ......
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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
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
It was a very nice experience (it was my first time out of Europe) and i had a very good accademic result.
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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
concert
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dega1978
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Berkeley
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
it was an experience but i can not compare this experience with my other university exchange (UNiversiteit Van amsterdam)that was 100 times better for everythin (the place, the people, the quality of the exams and of the course)
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