Go abroad. Past Review

By (English/Latin, Trinity University) for

Rhodes College: Oxford - British Studies at Oxford

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I made great friends and memories.

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 grading system was the same, if not easier, than Trinity.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The program size was its most valuable component

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Living in a single room was perfect.

* Food:

Three people that I know of got food poisoning

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Going to Edinburhg, Amsterdam, and Prague was amazing. I recommend travelling as much as possible.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I expereienced no safety or health issues. If you have a peanut allergy, virtually no one uses peanut oil.

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


* 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? I have no idea.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Transportation prices add up.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • People
* What could be improved?
  • Food
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Students looking to have a good time and a few intellectual conversations with some highly valuable professors.