Awesome choice for a summer program. I will definitely redo it if time allows. July 25, 2016

By (Accounting, Trinity University) - abroad from 06/21/2016 to 07/21/2016 with

Ewha Womans University: Seoul - International Co-ed Summer College

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned the reality of life in South Korea that I didn't see from dramas and it was fascinating how innovative the country is.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I loved the experience at Ewha and learned so much about the country after a month.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The program was nicely laid out and the administrative body did a great job taking care of us.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The housing was quite old and not very well-maintained

* 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

Finances

* 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)

South Korea can be pretty pricey but if you take initiatives by spending on only what matters, you should be alright.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International 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?
  • The people
  • Cultural life
  • Food
* What could be improved?
  • Housing
  • More notices on weather
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I would do more researches on the famous/must-do of the place