Study abroad in Seville, I keep going back Past Review

By (Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management., SUNY Purchase) for

API (Academic Programs International): Seville - Universidad Pablo de Olavide

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
yes it was worthwhile. i learned alot about myself what iw ant to do and who i want to be or should not be. also i made great friends that i ahve emt up with several times since coming backl

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

the unversity was very good. professor were available and responsive.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

they were always available, very kind and helped me out several times.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

i lived with americans therefore that aspect didnt help with my language skills. but the location of the residence was perfect

* Food:

horrible. the food we received was basically mad eup of potatoes full of gallons of oliveoil and on sundays we would get a whole roasted chicken. no sides or anything. i felt very unhealthy

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

they had wonderful programs and field trips as did the university that i attended

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

it wassafe except for little thigns that happen everywhere like theft or getting into fights

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
Language acquisition improvement?

my language skills improved tremendously. i am very happy about that

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hostel
  • Apartment
  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? it is a great program they are very kind and responsive. simply great. i also received a shcolarship quite easily from them. however theya re very expensive