The most life-changing experience Past Review

By (Communications and Media Studies, Fordham University) - abroad from 09/03/2013 to 12/13/2013 with

Fordham University: London - London Dramatic Academy

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned so much about culture, people in general, and a lot about myself. It was completely worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Amazing educational experience.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Perfect. On-time, informed us well, and was better than I could have imagined.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Richmond University's Atlantic house was in poor condition. Small living quarters with no refrigerator or stove.

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? about 120 dollars
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Buy food. Dont eat out too much.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Professors
  • Traveling Experiences
  • Classmates
* What could be improved?
  • Dining experience
  • Housing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The essential clothes that you need to pack when going to London.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.