Fiji 10 day program followed by a semester at Macquarie University was the greatest semester yet. Past Review

By (PSYCHOLOGY., University of Hartford) for

Macquarie University: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes it was extremely worthwhile. It is important to realize that the world does not revolve around the country in which you live in.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Overseas advisors were not very helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Extremely expensive, and not enough money.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Representing the group of 60 Americans while speaking to the villages of Fiji was a great experience.

* 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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? SAVE UP MONEY. You will run out... unless your parents pay for you.