Past Review

By (HISTORY., New Mexico State University) for

ISEP Exchange: Turku - Exchange Program at Abo Akademi University - Abo Campus

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Amazing, gained great new friends, learned new customs and have a totally different view on life in general.

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Spring 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Wonderful professors

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Great place, clean, furnished, close to the university

* Food:

Normal European kinds of food, no fast food. Except for Hesburger.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Everything was excellent

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

No one I encountered ever even thought about theft, or not being safe. it is a great place, next to no crime at all, and very honest peoples

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Shop at the local market in the city square, you will save a lot of money and get the best food


Language acquisition improvement?

Did not travel to Finland to learn Finish

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Sign up, you wont regret it.

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