Jamaica: I learned so much Past Review

By (Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University) for

Amizade: Jamaica

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
This was definitely worthwhile. I learned so many things about another culture and I got to meet some amazing 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

The program was very disorganized, but I still learned a great deal. I acquired experiences that I will never forget.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I loved the host family. They were so kind and made amazing foods that I had never had before.

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I loved Rick's cafe and the beaches. The caves were wonderful too.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I always felt safe.

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?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Learn as much as you can about the program before you leave.