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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
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
I gained very valuable practical experience.
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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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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
To be honest there is not nothing
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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
1
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
It has the most outstanding faculty I have ever had. The practical activities complement the theoretical knowledge perfectly. Campus life cannot be more fascintating and fun
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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
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
I would recommend everybody to travel as much as possible. Travelling with other exchange students is very exciting. Definintely go to New Orleans and Mexiko because it is so close and really worth seeing.
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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Government assistance
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I didn't really change my lifestyle, evidently my way of living is more expensive. I did eat out a lot though, which I normally do not do at home.
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Food, Overall, Nightlife, Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing:
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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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
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: 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 am fluent in English so I didn't expect any probelms and didn't have any also.
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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
closer and you don't waste that much time on commuting
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
It is very expensive on campus, but still it is a better solution than living outside the city
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Christoph
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Texas, Austin
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife, Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
6th street, Cain & Abels It is disappointing if you are under 21
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