Studying in London Past Review

By (communication, Regis College) - abroad from 01/03/2016 to 01/12/2016 with

Regis College: Theatre in London January Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned how much I actually love London, and a lot about theatre as well. It was extremely worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The worst place I have ever stayed. The rooms were not clean, nothing worked, and they charged for everything. I would never tell anyone to stay there.

* Food:

The food was great! I enjoyed the different kinds of food that was offered. The only downfall was the breakfast at the hotel was subpar.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I think I felt safer there than I do at home.

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

I absolutely loved London, the only thing that would hold me back from doing it again is the hotel we stayed in, it was absolutely terrible.


* 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? $1000


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Getting the Tube pass
* What could be improved?
  • Better hotel
  • Lower cost for the trip
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How tired I would be by the time I got home.

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.