UH-MAZING Past Review

By (Journalism., New Mexico State University) for

BridgeAbroad: Buenos Aires - NMSU Language & Culture Program: Argentina, Summer

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was fantastic! I couldn't get enough of Buenos Aires! The culture is so rich and the men so handsome!

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.

Muy bueno! I enjoyed the four hours we had with our Spanish professors, it really allowed us to grow at our own pace.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

They like to party all night long in Buenos Aires...so prepare for that and be safe!

* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Taxi fees aren't that bad, but in America we usually worry about gas rather than taxi.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Most young people spoke english, but they insisted to use spanish when they knew I was there to study spanish.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family