Wonderful learning about the locals and being able to help. :) Past Review

By (University of New Mexico) - abroad from 06/30/2016 to 07/16/2016 with

Ireland Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Being able to see the world and learning about their culture and taking it all in. Having the ablitly to learn their language and even making new friends.

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.

* 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

I had an amazing experience geting to learn a lot about the locals and knowing the troubles that they go through everyday. Being able to talk and having a convercation and learning more about them and the country.


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? If you are planing on studying abroad, make sure that you have extra money and less clothes.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • 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?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • speaking with the locals
  • The Mary Immaculate staffs
  • Service-Learning
* What could be improved?
  • discribing what to wear when there.
  • details about the activies
  • giving more details on the program.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The progam was on the other hand well put together, needed a little more breaks for restrooms.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Hum 1115

Course Department:
Instructor: Albrecht Classen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: There was no issues. Everything was great and had a great learning experience on learning about the medieval ages.
Credit Transfer Issues: none.