June 22, 2009

By (Economics/Statistics, University of Hartford) for

API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - University Autonoma of Barcelona

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Spring 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

They were always available to help us out if we needed it. There was a 24 hour contact number in which the program director, Marta, always answered.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

No meal plan! Plan accordingly.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Finances

* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 3000+

Language

Language acquisition improvement?

Other Program Information

* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Watch your wallet and your back.