Business Visits Past Review

By (Accounting and Related Services., Brigham Young University) - abroad from 05/05/2013 to 05/22/2013 with

Brigham Young University: Traveling - International Accounting Study Abroad

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes. I especially enjoyed our business visits. I would have liked more of them, though.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Compared to the junior core? Not difficult at all.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I was in the 6-person hotel in London

* 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? ~ $80
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Be frugal


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Business visits
* What could be improved?
  • More business visits
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It takes a lot more planning these days to build a career that will allow you to live and work abroad

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.