Independent people only Past Review

By (Augustana College) - abroad from 05/20/2018 to 06/30/2018 with

Adelante: Edinburgh - Observation Assignments in Scotland

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned things that were particular to my career field (psychology), but if you've been abroad to Europe before than this experience will do little on that front.

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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.

* 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)

Depends on who you are and what you do. Food, transportation, a couple nights out, and various other entertainment expenses: $400/3 weeks.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $130


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Independent nature - not a lot of hand holding
* What could be improved?
  • Communication at the beginning
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The dress for the psychology placement is much more casual than anticipated.