argentina: la patria Past Review

By (Philosophy/Politics and government, University of Hartford) for

API (Academic Programs International): Buenos Aires - Universidad de Belgrano

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
i grew as a person in every aspect,

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.

the workload was manageable, grading system was clear, instruction was lecture based, no large differences except in language.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

small group, more personable

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

i eat everything.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?


* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

pretty safe, my friend and i got jumped by five drunk guys once and sawy a couple guys rob a car.

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

Language acquisition improvement?

family, professors, friends

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • everything
* What could be improved?
  • nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? soak it up and let yourself get laughed at, learn the language, dont speak english all the time, its boring.