Amazing adventure in a gorgeous country Past Review

By (Berea College) - abroad from 02/12/2017 to 06/26/2017 with

ISA Study Abroad in Wellington, New Zealand

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was definitely worhwhile. It was an amazinf experience. I loved interacting with locals and tracelling around New Zealand. I was able to improve my study habits as well as learned to be more outgoing ans adventurous.

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

The resident director was amazing and so helpful. She honestly cared about our well being ans our experience abroad

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Our accommodation came with a kitchen to cook for ourselves. It was a student apartment so food was not provided, but we were given resources to make our own.

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 85


* 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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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
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?
  • Program lead excursions
  • Academic help
  • Help with all the
* What could be improved?
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* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? .