Kasetsart University-Bangkok Past Review

By (Travel & Tourism, Alabama State University) - abroad from 01/08/2009 to 05/11/2012 with

Asia Exchange: Bangkok - Kasetsart University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
About diffrent culture,language and survive in diffrent situations.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: -
How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The education was really good and intensive! I would recommend this program to everybody.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I shared a flat with two other students. The flat was near the school and the rent was cheap.

* Food:

Very good,cheap and versatile.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Very different than home, but in a good way.

* 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)

Bangkok is very cheap place to live and study so you can live with low budget.

* Was housing included in your program cost? No
* Was food included in your program cost? No


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

Very much. I gain more self-confident when i spoke it everyday.

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Intermediate
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Fluent
How many hours per day did you use the language?
Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? Speak it, even if your not so good at it.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students
  • 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?
  • School
  • New friends
  • The culture
* What could be improved?
  • -
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? -