Amazing experience, would totally recommend June 14, 2018

By (Wellesley College) - abroad from 09/15/2017 to 06/07/2018 with

London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
- Different schooling system, more independence, less rigorous but gets hard at the end - Great vibe, friendly General course body - Lovely city, can do so much: eat, drink, go out, party, walk around, go to museums, theatres...

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Not as academically rigor as Wellesley because there is less teaching classes, less assignments It gets hard at the end when exam come around

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

high holborn: very well located but small rooms

* Food:

great international restaurants, all cuisines are represented

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

very welcoming

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

free public healthcare

* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? -


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • 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

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • lse's teaching style
  • london as a city
  • going to plays
* What could be improved?
  • they students to study more throughout the year
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? that you didn't have to study the whole syllabus as you can choose to only focus on 4 to 5 topics for the final exam