Experience of a lifetime in Madrid Past Review

By (Business, SUNY - Stony Brook) for

Adelante: Madrid - Intern In Madrid

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I loved my time abroad and would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about another culture and get a new outlook on life.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

language school system was great.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Language school staff was helpful and friendly.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I loved the tapas and wine.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Program has trips set up that are great to get to know new people.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I've never felt safer anywhere else.

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? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

I had an internship in Madrid where I had to practice the language.

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students