Past Review

By (PSYCHOLOGY., Centre College) for

Centre College: Strasbourg - Centre in Strasbourg

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes it was definitely worthwhile. I realized that I can do more things on my own than I thought I could.

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Fall 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I learned more than I thought I ever would about a variety of subjects. Truly grew as a student.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The program builds you as a person in all areas of life.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I lived in one of the 3 apartments offered. <br /><br /> My apartment was located close to the classroom and nice parts of town. The apartment was clean and quaint.

* Food:

We cooked

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Strasbourg is a lively, fun city.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I always felt comfortable.

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? More traveling expenses then you would think. Save any unnecesary shopping until the end of the trip so you know you won't run out because something may come up where you have to spend a lot of money.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Beginner
Language acquisition improvement?

I would have liked to improve on my French more than I did, but I did still improve.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Enjoy every second of it because you will want to be back once you are go home.