A truly unforgettable experience! Past Review

By (Abilene Christian University) - abroad from 07/08/2017 to 07/29/2017 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?
Learning about the Chinese language and culture was priceless, and I'm so thankful to have had this opportunity!

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

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


* 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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Culture
  • Scenery
  • Food
* What could be improved?
  • Living accomodations
  • Language preparation
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I definitely had biases and expectations for how I thought this trip would go, and I wish I had been more aware of this before arriving in China