Masters in UX Past Review

By (University of Louisville) - abroad from 10/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 with

Barcelona Technology School: Study User Experience in Barcelona

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Masters in UX, technical and improved my portfolio.

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.

Great program and location.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Very cordial and helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Use Badi and found nice roommates.

* Food:

I miss spicy food, but there is something for everyone.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Be careful on the metro for pick pocketing.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

Great program, location and course subjects.


* 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)

Budget accordingly and you will be fine.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 200
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Pack lunches and enjoy walks when the weather permits.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • 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?
  • Classmates
  • Location
  • Materials covered
* What could be improved?
  • More student areas
  • Help with transition
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Have all my documents in order ahead of time.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Networker
An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.