Time of My Life Past Review

By (Marywood University) - abroad from 09/19/2016 to 12/17/2016 with

Queen Mary University of London Study Abroad programme

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a new found Independence. It makes you more confident in doing things. I became more confident and grew a lot

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was vey good, very big change from my home University. The teaching style and assignments are very different

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Amazing. super helpful

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Best Housing ever

* Food:

Cooked on my own

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Amazing, you are thrown right into the culture and fit in like a local

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

Didn't need health care

* Safety:

Being on a campus made me feel very safe

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

This was a perfect program for me, it was a campus environment. Really got a chance to meet all kinds of people and interact with so many students and feel like local london person.


* 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? $75
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Budget before you come abroad!!!!


* 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

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • 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?
  • travel
  • friends
  • culture
* What could be improved?
  • nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? More about housing and what ill need and phone plans

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Networker
An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.