Bolivia: The Best Kept Secret Past Review

By (Psychology, West Virginia University) for

Amizade: Bolivia

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It helped open my eyes to Bolivian and South American culture.

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.

Courseload was easy, teacher was great.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program


* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

The food was amazing and there was so much of it!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Going to the birthplace of the Inca civilization was a lot of fun, just seeing the mountains and views is amazing.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt very safe at all times.

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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

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

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  • N/A

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Our guide was hilarious and very knowledgeable.
* What could be improved?
  • My lack of knowledge of spanish. Knowing spanish would've made things easier.