Scotland 2018 June 13, 2018

By (University of Kentucky) - abroad from 05/14/2018 to 06/15/2018 with

Adelante: Edinburgh - Equine Summer Program in Scotland

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained so much travel experience, learned so much about Scotland and got to see so much of Scotland on the day trips it was all so worth it.

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.

* 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

The program is so well organized and they keep you so busy making it super enjoyable and you never get bored.

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)

With food provided by the school we easily only ate out 2-3 times a week on the weekends but you have the option to not eat out at all.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 30$ on food, 15$ on taxis
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Take taxis together or learn the bus system.

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?
  • Day trips
  • Riding
  • Teachers and local students
* What could be improved?
  • Food variety
  • more riding if possible
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Nothing, orientation was very informing and gave us any info we would have needed that we didn't know.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.