Spending the summer in Korea was the best decision of my life! Past Review

By (Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities) for

CIEE: Seoul - Summer Korean Studies

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Personal development and learning, exposer to new culture, countless new friends and experiences

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.

6 liberal education credits

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

overall very helpful, and amazing program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

very good food, hard to eat vegan/vegetarian

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Mud Festival, club day, DMZ, Dongdaemoon

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Very safe area overall, never had any issues

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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The people and Country
* What could be improved?
  • A little more freedom
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Many options for science students

Individual Course Reviews

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Engineering Economics

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