It helped me better hone my professional skills and needs. Past Review

By (Political Communication, Emerson College) - abroad from 08/29/2012 to 12/13/2012 with

Emerson College: Washington, D.C. - The Washington Center

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
My internship was amazing and I learned a lot, but the Washington Center programming was not very interesting and/or helpful for my future career goals.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* 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? No


* 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? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • housing
* What could be improved?
  • student service
  • programming options
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how that I could not really depend on the program itself as it is advertised and that we were allowed to do things independently.