Best 4 months of my life so far. Past Review

By (Math and Econ, Brandeis University) - abroad from 09/23/2013 to 12/13/2013 with

Arcadia: London - University College London

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learn more about myself and what I want to do in the future.

Review Photos

Arcadia: London - University College London, University of London Photo

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I cooked for myself during the semester.

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? around 30 pounds
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Cooking yourself is the best way to safe money. Dont eat out too much. Also try to book your traveling ticket in advanced to save money.


* 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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  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Meet new people
  • Travel
* What could be improved?
  • more exposure to local community
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I would find more info about the host country before I go.