Past Review

By (PSYCHOLOGY., Tufts University) for

Arcadia: Sydney - University of New South Wales

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
permanent love of australia

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Spring 2006

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

the people in charge of the program locally were pretty disorganized and

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

the apartment was decent at best. most of the others were much nicer than mine. <br /><br />

* 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


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? don't carry too much cash with you at any given time, but that's true of traveling anywhere


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
Language acquisition improvement?

english-speaking country...

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • International Students