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4.16 / 5 based on 145 reviews
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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
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 pretty fluent in english before and after my stay in Canada. But if someone needs to improve his /her english it is a great place.
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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
more expensive in canada
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Travel, Food, Telephone, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, 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
flying in and out of canada to the us for example ive very expensive
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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
5.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
The marketting coures are very good and the professors as well. High quality MBA program.
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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
nope, very good
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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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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
that york univeristy is far away from downtown toronto
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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
2
Activities
3
Campus life
1
Party / people
4
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
recommend my host univeristy Schulich School of Business, good school, good preofessors, good courses, high quality
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
live downtown if u will be at Schulich School of Business as an exchange student, cos then u will have more fun. Go travelling to montreal, new york, and chicago either by bus or plain or rent a car.
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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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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
When in canada go and see a basketball, baseball or ice-hockey game! worth the experience. And of course Niagara Falls!
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Anette
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
the on campus houseing is ok but york university is 1 h from downtown which is a disadvantage
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