Sustainability in Costa Rica Past Review

By (Micro Bio, Rollins College) for

Rollins College: Traveling - National Parks and Protected Areas: Costa Rica

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Friends. Costa Rica (an understanding). Food. Geography. Wildlife. Attractions. To much to put into words. This trip is well thought out and prepared. It is perfect and I would do it again.

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.

Informative. Questions anytime.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

There was always a way to get a question answered. No lack there of.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Research Centers

* Food:

Very good, local food.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Relaxed downtime.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Always safe.

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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Bring money.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • N/A
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Do it. Just do it.