Excellent Past Review

By (Awty International School) - abroad from 06/30/2018 to 07/26/2018 with

Oxbridge Academic Programs: Oxford - The Oxford Prep Experience

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was very much worthwhile. I gained a better knowledge of the topics I studied.

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.

I really enjoyed the courses. Instructors were amazing. Students were always very engaged with the topics.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The administrators were always there, helpful, and on top of every detail of the program.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I was housed in the Oriel College. My room was a bit smaller compared to my peers' rooms.

* Food:

The food was always nutritious and had a lot of variety. On occasion it was a bit bland.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

We had the opportunity to spend a lot of time in town and the people were very friendly.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

I did not get sick myself, but I know that some of my peers got sick and were well taken care of.

* Safety:

Overall, no safety concerns.

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

The courses were amazing. I made so many friends and just overall had a lot of fun.


* 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)


Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $40


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The people
  • The courses
  • How kind the people were
* What could be improved?
  • The trips
  • The organization of the activities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I brought too many books that I didn't end up needing.

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!