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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I learned so much about the culture of Mexico. I also gained so much confidence in my speaking abilities. I knew that I could write and read at an advanced level, so it was amazing to be able to get my speaking ability to the same level. This made the experience very worthwhile. - Worcester State University View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing!!
I saw other cultures and how other people live. - Leibniz Universität Hannover / University of Hannover View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Mexico
I learned about what it’s like to live in another country and how other people live their life in another language. I learned the way people actually speak Spanish and it was so amazing. - New Trier High School View Entire Review
I learned different manners in conversation and have been able to understand more conversational Spanish and could understand the language better. - Western Kentucky University View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
I learned mostly how to communicate and read body language from Americans and Hispanics. It was absolutely worthwhile. - Xavier University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about interacting with strangers and pushing myself outside of my comfort zone. I felt safe and supported and that environment helped me flourish. - Western Kentucky University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the city, the local politics, the history of the area and became a bit better in Spanish View Entire Review
I learned some vocabulary words I didn't know. I also learned how to eat healthier and take care of myself in general. - San Diego State University View Entire Review
Yes, absolutely worthwhile--definitely improved my Spanish View Entire Review
This experience allowed me to take on a new level of independence, and test my ability to communicate in a second language. I feel that it was incredibly worthwhile, and I would've liked to have spent even more time there, had it been possible. - Grier School View Entire Review
I learned to live by myself. Yes very worthwhile - High School View Entire Review
I gained cultural experience and language enrichment. Definitely worthwhile. - Missouri State University View Entire Review
I learned how they live in Oaxaca, Mexico. I learned how different their culture is. It was definititely worthwhile! - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Yes, my spanish improved significantly - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing!!
It was absolutely worthwhile! I learned about a culture and improved my ability to speak Spanish - Elizabethtown College View Entire Review
i learned a lot of words in spanish that i wouldn't learn in a classroom. it was very worthwhile - High School View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Mexico
I improved my language skills immensely, saw places and tried new things I would never have the opportunity to do in the United States, and met amazing people! A very worthwhile experience. - University of South Alabama View Entire Review
Past Review It Was Epic
Yes it was worthwhile - Worcester State University View Entire Review
Third language and lots of great experiences. Of course it's worth it! - Quest University Canada / Outbound View Entire Review
I learned a lot on my literature class as well as about the country. - University of North Texas View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Mexico
Past Review Timeless
It was definitely worthwhile. I learned that in oder to learn the culture within the time I was there it would require I completely open myself up and leave all my American ways out on the US and Immigration entrance. You gain so much from this way of looking at life in Mexico. In addition, most working class people seemed to li... - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
Past Review Inspiring
It was definitely worthwhile to be part of this experience and I encourage others to do the same. - California State University - Fullerton View Entire Review
Past Review Enjoy Oaxaca
I learned about the vibrant culture of Mexico and the history of Mexican art and architecture. It was nice to cover a lot of different areas in Spanish. - Los Gatos High School View Entire Review
Past Review Altering
Be aware of your surroundings - University of Kentucky View Entire Review
My son really liked the program. He was surprised it was curtailed. - High School 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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