Learning experience of a life time! Past Review

By (Cardinal Stritch University) - abroad from 07/01/0019 to 07/14/0019 with

Paris College of Art: Paris - Summer Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was extremely worthwhile academically, culturally and socially

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The school is well equipped to offer a great education experience

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Meals w other students were great

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Felt safe at all times

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

I enjoyed the daily classroom lectures, the field trips and the interactions w other students


* 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)

I planed to follow a budget and that worked very well

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? €200-€400
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Grab a sandwich from bistros and eat on your way to places.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* 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?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Field trips-sketching great Parisian buildings
  • Professor Laurent
  • Friendship w students
* What could be improved?
  • Classroom temperature control
  • Food options in school
  • Financial aid for needy students
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I would have looked for an apartment in a quieter part of town

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!