Best time of my life Past Review

By (Spanish Language and Literature., Illinois State University) for

CEA: Granada, Spain

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes! Everything was perfect

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.

I think the work load was just right

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Nothing negative at all, I loved them

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Go to all of the tapas bars in Granada

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Go to all of the sight seeing recommendations.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

It was very safe, but obviously don't walk alone late at night.

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? Spend wisely, but buy a lot of souvenirs.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The group trips
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? You should study abroad if you get the chance, it was the best choice I made