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4.38 / 5 based on 74 reviews
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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I HAD NO PROBLEM AT ALL, I'VE BEEN RAISED BILINGUAL AND HAD COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING OF THE ENGLIH LANGUAGE ALL THROUGHOUT.
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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Overall, Food, Travel, Telephone, Nightlife:
was more 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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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
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
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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
HOW BORING THE NIGHTLIFE WAS!
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
IT IS A GOOD SCHOOL, ITS LOCATION IS APPROPIATE FOR A COLLEGE TOWN, FEW DISTRACTIONS YET NOT COMPLETELY BORING IF YOU GET CREATIVE, NICE CAMPUS LIFE.
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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
MY EXPERIENCE WAS NOT SO MUCH THAT OF EXCHANGE, I DECIDED TO TRANSFER TO THIS UNVIERSITY TO GIVE MY CAREER A LITTLE MORE EDGE. I GOT BORED OF MY UNIVERSITY IN PERU.
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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
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
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
DELANY'S IRISH PUB
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Dana
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru
Business Studies, Undergraduate, I transferred to USC to complete my last 2 years of undergra
University of South Carolina
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
IT WAS IN A GREAT LOCATION AND IT ALLOWED ME TO BE UP TO DATE WITH CAMPUS EVENTS. THERE WERE MANY OTHER INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS LIVING THERE WHICH MADE IT MORE INTERESTING.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
MY DORM WAS WONDERFUL, BUT OVERALL HOUSING FACILITIES DID VARY GREATLY FROM DORM TO DORM. THE HOUSING DEPARTMENT WAS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO IMPROVE.
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