My home away from home....Barcelona Past Review

By (Marketing, University of Colorado - Boulder) for

ISA Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Study abroad was beyond worthwhile....if you have a chance to do it and you dont then you are missing out on some of the best days of your life.

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.

nothing could be better than my experience abroad.

* 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?

I loved everything about being abroad. No semester will ever live up to the semester I had abroad.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt comfortable everywhere and there is just no place like Barcelona

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

anyone and everyone but most people did speak english, especially the younger generations.

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? enjoy every second of everyday because they will be some of the best seconds you will ever have. anyone can benefit from going abroad it teaches you the wonders and the beauty of the world.