Argentina- a journey that will never e forgotten Past Review

By (Integrative bio, University of California - Berkeley) for

ISA Study Abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about myself and got to learn an entire new culture and feel part of a new country.

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.

Schooling was great. Learned a lot but not too difficult or too demanding. Had great teachers. Since I only took Spanish classes its difficult to compare it to my school here but the teachers did a great job of making the time go by in a fun educational way.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The program was very well organized planning all of our trips and activities, which were well executed. They had a lot of resources such as tutoring. Really great!

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Perfect. Family so nice and loving

* Food:

Really good but lots of ham and cheese. Get the steak it's unreal

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The social life is unreal. People are very nice and it is just such a great social life. Also very cool touristy things to do

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Dangerous, need to be aware at all times

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

Language acquisition improvement?

I lived with a host family so this helped my a tremendous amount. Not many spoke English so I was forced to use my Spanish a lot.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Evaluate my trip
* What could be improved?
  • Less questions
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Be open to all. Try everything. See and do everything you can in one day. Get ready to not sleep for a semester, but it's worth it.