China Experience Once In A Lifetime Past Review

By (Abilene Christian University) - abroad from 07/10/2017 to 09/29/2017 with

Abilene Christian University: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned that I could do business in China. Yes, it so worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was amazing. I loved every moment of it!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

It was hard to do laundry. There was a laundry mat down the street, however it was expensive.

* Food:

Food was really good, however if one is not careful, one could have a stomach eating some of the unknown foods.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I felt right at home.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

It was extremely safe .

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

I loved it. Great Wall, Beijing, Shanghai, food, everything I loved!


* 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? less than 100 bucks
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Eat healthy, food is cheap and drink lots of water!


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Food
  • Travel
  • Chinese Culture
* What could be improved?
  • Laundry situation
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Drink lots of water per day. Water is cheap so buy bottles of them at a time.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Business and Entrepreneurs

Course Department: College of Business Administration
Instructor: Andy Little
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: