a lot of fun!! January 28, 2019

By (Wellesley College) - abroad from 10/01/2018 to 12/06/2018 with

Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
i learnt work life balance that does not exist at wellesley

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

very helpful and understanding

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

expensive

* Food:

expensive

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

mostly with other american visiting students

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

wellesley healthcare was not available for my time abroad even though i was charged for it in the bill

* Safety:

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

Finances

* 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? 100 pounds

Language

* 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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  • Local Students
  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • people
  • the city of oxford
  • balanced lifestyle
* What could be improved?
  • cost
  • credit transfer
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? more info about the September seminar and also advice that i should stay for the whole year

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.