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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC)

102 reviews
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Fabien
Université Blaise Pascal: Clermont-Ferrand II, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Engineering, Undergraduate, Independent
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
If you are able to differentiate the american accent from the english accent, you'll have no problem
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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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torresx
ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Off campus buses didn't work on weekends. I lived off campus!
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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
1
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Keep aware of all on campus activities
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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
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
The best tip: Enroll as many associations as you can. Then you would be able to take part into lots of activities and meet lots of different people.
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h0050865
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
stipendium der WU
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Food is expensive; I had no cell; Housing was expensive for the small room; Traveling... no car=almost impossible
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Travel, Food, Housing, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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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bentaguena
Université Jean Moulin: Lyon III, Lyon, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Independent
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
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
at the beginning my oral level was not great, but after a few weeks things came naturally
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bentaguena
Université Jean Moulin: Lyon III, Lyon, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Independent
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
More space, and cheaper
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The housing facilities were correct, though the washroom facilities were not excellent
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Lukas
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
best pubs: Good Fellows and Lucy's; playing pool in the Student's Union
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