Would never go again Past Review

By (Early childhood education, SUNY - College at Fredonia) for

Academia Latinoamericana de Espanol: Cusco - Academia Latinoamericana Center

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

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Right now I am behind even more because the courses I took were not the same as the ones I signed up for and they did not prepare me for my following classes as they would of if I took them at my school in the states.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

No they were not met

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Horrible food

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Macchu Picchu

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Was in the hospital and missed a tour I payed for already through the school and they were not able to get me to go on another tour unless I was willing to pay again

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

Teachers, host family

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family