Traveling is the one thing you buy that makes you richer Past Review

By (Advertising., Brigham Young University) - abroad from 05/17/2013 to 06/12/2013 with

Brigham Young University: Traveling - Global Marketing Study Abroad

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained so much. I gained being more confident in making new friends, trusting one another, doing things that i would never do before. It was definitely worthwhile.

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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

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Make sure you save so you don't have to take any loans out!


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • My group
  • The places that you usually see in the movies
  • different foods I had the chance to try
* What could be improved?
  • More free time
  • Less museums
  • More hands on activities- culturally
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I should've gotten the certain currency before I left

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.