Granada: Where Freedom is Happiness Past Review

By (philosophy & psychology, Carroll College) for

ISA Study Abroad in Granada, Spain

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
i loved studying abroad. the most annoying part about it was leaving and knowing i could not come back and have exactly the same experience. i felt very free in Granada and i loved feeling capable, more so than i already was. thanks!

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.

fantastic. my teachers in spain were fabulous and i learned a LOT

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

they accommodated if we wanted anything else (like more veggies at dinner) but everything we ate was so delicious that there were hardly any issues ever.

* 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)


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

i spoke spanish a lot and whenever i could. i would have two hour conversations with my host parents and most people, including them, did not speak english.

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family