London Internship helped me see my career goals. Past Review

By (English/ Creative Writing, Providence College) for

Boston University: London - London Internship Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Absolutely, I can't imagine going through four years of college without having this experience. It was amazing.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The main grade came with a final paper and final exam.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The day trips they planned were very nice, it was great to take advantage of their deals. The administration was available, if somewhat confusing at times.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The neighborhood was lovely, the building so-so.

* Food:

No food service was available.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Stonehenge was very fun to see.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt very safe, and they go to great lengths to make you feel so.

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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Laundry.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • I loved the internship aspect.
* What could be improved?
  • I didn't like being with only Americans.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I loved the internship program, I now have real experience in my field. I now can't wait to be done with school and continue working in my field because of it.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

British Television

Course Department: FT318
Instruction Language:
Comments: This was a very interesting course and helped me understand the culture better.
Credit Transfer Issues: