Intensive but Fun! August 26, 2019

By (Tufts University) - abroad from 07/08/2019 to 08/16/2019 with

iXperience Lisbon – Summer Courses and Internships in Full Stack Coding, or Management Consulting

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about how different other countries could be, as I hadn't traveled much before this. I also learned a lot of major-related skills that will help me in the future when looking for another internship or a full-time job.

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

Everyone was very helpful

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

No issues but it seemed pretty accessible

* Safety:

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

Doing iXperience was such a cool experience! Not only were we studying abroad in a cool country (ie. Portugal), but we were learning relevant skills and getting real work experience.


* 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)

You have to provide food for yourself almost every meal apart from events, but groceries are super cheap

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Buy your own groceries and cook


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • 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?
  • The internship
  • The workload (hard but worth it)
* What could be improved?
  • More excursions would be cool
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? N/A

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!

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Full Stack Coding

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Instruction Language:
Comments: It was very fast-paced but I learned so much!
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