Great times in Espana Past Review

By (Finance and Accounting, Villanova University) for

CIEE: Seville - Business + Society

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes, greatly improved language skills, had many experiences and new friends that I will remember for the rest of my life.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Fair workload, all of the professors were great, did an excellent job of making sure people understood everything despite classes being taught in spainsh

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Great staff, very helpful solving all problems. Other students in the program made it very enjoyable as well.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Good food, always more than enough

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

trips to all of the cities with the program were great experiences

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt very safe the whole time I was there. Did not experience the healthcare system at all

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Become friends with the locals They were far fewer people than I expected that spoke english

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The people
* What could be improved?
  • Very little program information before arrival in Spain
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Make sure to try to make friends with the Spanish people.