Home-sick for my second home Past Review

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AIFS: Stellenbosch - Study Abroad or Service Learning at Stellenbosch University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
realized how much of an impact the US has on other countries, was able to see how race can be a big factor for some people.

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

not much contact with local students, hard to take courses that apply to a specific major

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

beautiful safe housing, sheets, bedding, dishes provided. laundry available.witing walking distance from international office. walking distance from food and and night life.

* Food:

very vegetarian friendly, pizza, salad, sandwiches, excellent cheap restaurant food. cheap meat and alcohol

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

awesome night life very friendly locals, very attractive boys :)

* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? price of internet usage


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Fluent

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • International Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? this is the best thing you could ever do. whatever it takes you to do it you wont regret it.