"Salamanca: I will never forget" Past Review

By (PSYCHOLOGY., Western Washington University) for

API (Academic Programs International): Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
the experience overall opened my eyes to the world, I am better for it.

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.

Workload was good. Only 2 tests for all my classes.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

all my expectations were met for my program. great program size, and services through program were very helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Very easy to work around food in Spain.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

My group traveled to Rome for a weekend. The most beautiful city I have ever seen.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt extremely safe in Salamanca. A very college town.

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?

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?
  • The inlcuded excursions
* What could be improved?
  • program end date was too abrupt. class ended the day before I left Spain
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Open mind