Amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity. Past Review

By (International and Intercultural Communication., Arizona State University) - abroad from 06/01/2012 to 08/03/2012 with

Internships in London

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I got an experience to work abroad. I put myself in a completely different situation from ever before and got to really take care of myself. It was worth every penny and every moment.

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.

During the program we had meetings on professional advancement.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

No included in program

* 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)

The conversion was poor at the time.

* Was housing included in your program cost? Yes
* Was food included in your program cost? No
Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? about $250
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Just keep track of the money you take out and what you spend money on


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
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 internship.
  • The company taking care of the difficult stuff.
* What could be improved?
  • Communication between company and students attending.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It is a fairly new business. Just so I would have known that it was always okay to suggest things to possibly change.