Mexico Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Mexico at Abroad101 and this directory of Study Abroad Programs, Rankings and Reviews.  Future students are drawn to Abroad101 for the reviews from returning students.  Using the popular 1-5 star scale, indi... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.8
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Other people in the world may look different from you or speak a completely different language. However, if you go out and meet them, talk with them, and eat with them, you find out that we're really not all that different from each other. - Lakeland University View Entire Review
I learned how to communicate with others better in Spanish, how to be more self-confident, learn how to talk to new people, and gained lifelong friends. - Viterbo University View Entire Review
Prior to the trip, I had one lousy single story of Mexico, but my trip completely shattered my one-sided story that I'd had... Mexico, especially Oaxaca is filled with remarkably generous and inviting people! The sweetest little people, with an intricate culture that they're willing to share. It was definitely worthwhile, we wer... - Green Level High School View Entire Review
I learned about the culture in Oaxaca, Mexico. It was worth it, especially seeing the “exotic” food that people would eat. - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
I gained the ability to have to relationships in a new language and see the world from a new perspective. - Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
I increased my confidence in traveling and confirmed my passion for learning about new cultures and meeting new people. It was definitely worthwhile. View Entire Review
I learned how to speak more naturally - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
Past Review Oaxaca!
A different political perspective on the world, new friends around the world, the ability to dance salsa, and fluency in the spanish language - The Evergreen State College View Entire Review
Past Review Other
Learn more about the language and the Oaxaca community. - San Diego State University View Entire Review
Past Review Fun!
Loved the culture. - University of Houston View Entire Review
It was an extremely difficult experience at times (especially in the beginning) but learning how to adapt/ change with the changes in your life is crucial. I also learned how to be alone and mold myself into the woman I want to be. - Cardinal Stritch University View Entire Review
I learned Spanish better. Volunteering was a great way to help with my language skills.It was worth it. - San Diego State University View Entire Review
I gained friends, culture, and a stronger grasp on a language I love. - University of Louisville View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. I gained friends, family, wonder and awe from all the places and people i have met. - University of Houston View Entire Review
Past Review Increíble!
I gained friendships and language confidence - Eastern Washington University View Entire Review
yes, I can now communicate in Spanish. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
Yes, it was definitely worthwhile. I gained so much, including an understanding and appreciation for another culture. I also learned a lot about the United State's place in the world, which I found really interesting. I now am also much more comfortable speaking Spanish to native speakers, although I don't know if my Spanish ski... - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
I learned how to take advantage of a unique experience such as this one. It was completely worthwhile. - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
Past Review Awesome
I think I definitely improved my Spanish skills and learned a lot about the local culture - Lick-Wilmerding High School View Entire Review
Past Review So Much Fun
Very worthwhile. I gained a greater appreciation and understanding that America, and the American way of life is not how the whole world lives. - Middle Tennessee State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot of life experiences about how we are spoiled and should be more grateful for the things we have. Like a/c for example. - Missouri State University View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
It was worthwhile, I made local friends whom I still keep in contact with. My host family was amazing too I still talk to them. My Spanish improved too. - University of Houston View Entire Review
I learned so much about culture, language, and the value of travel. Although very difficult, very worth while. - West Texas A&M University View Entire Review
- Improved Spanish - Better knowledge about Mexico - More knowledge about Oaxaca - Quest University Canada / Outbound View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Mexico
Incredibly worthwhile. Not only do I feel so much more competent in Spanish now (though I've still got a ways to go) I feel like I really got to experience southern Mexico. I loved it and there's so much more of Mexico and of Oaxaca that I want to explore now. - Western Kentucky University View Entire Review

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Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Mexico at Abroad101 and this directory of Study Abroad Programs, Rankings and Reviews.  

Future students are drawn to Abroad101 for the reviews from returning students.  Using the popular 1-5 star scale, individual reviews provide a total rating, which are then averaged and displayed in directories.  Individual review details give ratings on all aspects of the program: academics, housing, food, program administration and the environment, plus student support before and after the experience abroad.  This insight can be reassuring to students and help them not only pick a program, but feel comfortable in their choices.  For parents, the reviews provide a level of comfort about the provider, the destination and study abroad in general.

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