Good! Past Review

By (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor) - abroad from 06/01/2017 to 07/30/2017 with

Arcadia: Dublin - STEM Summer Research - Dublin

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile!

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Lots of things were closed

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Mostly americans over summer, we were not in a class so little interaction with those outside your lab

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No

I would not do research again, I did not like 9-5, slow work days.


* 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? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The people!!!!!!
* What could be improved?
  • Faculty
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I felt prepared. I wish I knew I didn't like research before though

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.