Amazing Scottish Fun June 13, 2018

By (University of Missouri - Columbia) - abroad from 05/20/2018 to 06/16/2018 with

Adelante: Edinburgh - Equine Summer Program in Scotland

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
a lot about the different way other people handle horses

Review Photos

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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.

The classes were easy to understand and were very straight forward on what was required.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Every faculty member was very forward and helped us with every thing

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

It was nice, we had our own room with a sink.

* Food:

The food was different but it was interesting to try all the different types of food. There are a lot of POTATOS!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

We were kinda isolated from the other students

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

Very helpful if we had anything happen

* Safety:

Sometimes they were to safe about things.

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

I would explore more next time!

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)

We did have to pay for taxis to get anywhere but they weren't super expensive if you put multiple people in one taxi.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? £100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? by the month pass for the train and bus! It is was cheaper as long as you use it

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* 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?
  • Horses
  • Hiking
  • Edinburgh
* What could be improved?
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Riding Plans
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? That I should have brought my helmet, The ones they have here are not the most comfortable..

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Networker
An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.