Unbelievably Incredible! Life Changing! Can't wait to go back! Past Review

By (Early Childhood Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University) - abroad from 07/01/2009 to 07/31/2009 with

American College Dublin: Irish Language & Culture Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Too much to even go into! Every day was new education, new experiences, new memories! Every abroad experience was phenomenal!

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Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Every administrator for the abroad programs were incredibly helpful and always checking in to do more if possible.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Everyone in the programs, schools, and in the country were absolutely wonderful, welcoming and friendly.

* 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)

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? food shopping saves big time! going out all the time is fun but save the money when you can to use for additional tours and trips


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
  • Apartment
  • Hotel
  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
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?
  • location
  • organized courses/trips
* What could be improved?
  • living quarters - cleaner
  • laundry facilities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew about them sooner to have been able to take more opportunities!

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.