10/10 WOULD RECOMMEND!!! Cyprus was Incredible! Past Review

By (Oklahoma City University) - abroad from 06/07/2017 to 07/05/2017 with

Global Semesters: Nicosia - Summer in Cyprus

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Learn many clinical skills that I will be able to apply when pursuing my dream of becoming a doctor. And I have a leg up on those who do not have any prior experience with Cadavers or Clinical Skills

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

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? 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $50-75
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Go grocery shopping and cook your own meals.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* 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?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The people you meet and become friends with
  • The adventures and weekend trips
  • The classes
* What could be improved?
  • The classes, more rigorous!
  • Paying for our food, giving us a little allowance during the week
  • Paying for transportation through a bus pass or something
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Not to pack as many clothes and especially not cold weather clothes. There wasn't a day where it was under 85

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.