Best Month of my Life September 21, 2017

By (Nursing, Mount Saint Mary College) - abroad from 05/31/2017 to 06/30/2017 with

CAPA The Global Education Network: Dublin Study or Intern Abroad

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
This was the most worthwhile trip I have gone on. I learned how to adapt to a new culture so quickly. I became very independent as a person from being on this trip.

Review Photos

CAPA The Global Education Network: Dublin Study or Intern Abroad Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The class provided by CAPA was pretty tough, but was overall a good learning experience

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Indescribable. I compare everything I eat in America now to what I had while in Italy

* 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

This was the most incredible experience I have ever had. It is indescribable and would give anything to do it all over again.

Finances

* 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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* 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?
  • Staff
  • Environment
  • Activites
* What could be improved?
  • Classes
  • Apartments
  • Professors
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how to speak Italian. This would really help me adapt more easily.

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.