Best experience throughout my college career! Past Review

By (LaSalle University) - abroad from 06/13/2015 to 07/11/2015 with

Arcadia: Edinburgh- Scottish History

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a new sense of independence. I never knew I could feel at home somewhere thousands of miles away from my actual home but it happened because I had an open heart and mind to what a new place with new and great people would teach me.

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:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* 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 loved my program, but there were interns who got to stay an extra four weeks at differwnt historic sites so I would have loved to complete an internship abroad.

Finances

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 200

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • 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 host staff
  • The class trips
  • My fellow students
* What could be improved?
  • more contact with students prior to departure
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? To really make the most of every second no matter how jetlagged and tired you may be a first

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.