Unforgettable isn't the word! Past Review

By (University of Westminster) - abroad from 06/17/2017 to 07/08/2017 with

ISA Study Abroad in London, England

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
How to adapt to a different culture and environment. Yes.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

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?

The room was small for two people. There was no soap provided in any of the bathrooms which is very unsanitary.

* 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:

The safety advice was good. I was a little concerned with the recent terrorist attacks that occurred prior to my visit.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

Everything was very organized.


* 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? 600
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Budget weekly


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • There was no class on Friday
  • Excursions
  • The boat party
* What could be improved?
  • Soap in the bathrooms
  • Bigger rooms if there is going to be two people in it
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I don't know

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!