Can we go back? Past Review

By (Writing Literature and Publising, Emerson College) for

Emerson College: Kasteel Well: The Netherlands

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Absolutely. I've learned just how amazing our world is.

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.

Just like at the home campus.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Every expectation was met and more.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

We lived in a castle. The bar was right down the road and the shops the other way. Everyone was so sweet and wonderful! I miss everyone and everything.

* Food:

* 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


* 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)


If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Try new things and go everywhere you can with as many people as you can! Take in every minute and never forget where you are!