LoveLondon Past Review

By (Marketing And International Business, University of Connecticut) - abroad from 06/02/2012 to 08/04/2012 with

Internships in London

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile, I got a chance to get some international work experience that will boost my resume a great deal!

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

I really enjoyed my time in London and I believe that Emily and Brinker were great coordinators for the program. They helped us al no matter the problem. We were able to confide in them and they were very responsive.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Food in London is GREAT! lots of diverse food option.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Great excursions, and chance to mingle with locals. Internships provided a chance meet and work with local professionals.

* 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)

* 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? 75 pounds
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Make a budget, with some wiggle room and stick to it!


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local 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?
  • Getting to work with all the professional and experienced people and having the opportunity to learn from them.
  • Getting to know the other interns
* What could be improved?
  • help with visa
  • pre-departure stuff
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? nothing

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.