By (Business, Brandeis University) - abroad from 01/02/2018 to 06/01/2018 with

Arcadia: London - King's College London

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
learned about myself and how to live without my parents. also learned how to live with others who I never met before

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Brits don't come to class because all lectures are recorded on LectureCapture. There is never really any homework -- all deliverables are expected via the final exam at the end of the semester.

* 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? 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? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
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 location
  • the British accents
  • the chocolate
* What could be improved?
  • the exchange rate
  • amount of resources Arcadia offered that weren't on a Saturday for those of us who keep Shababt
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Londoners don't like Americans so don't flaunt your American culture in public!

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.