Amazing Once in a Lifetime Experience April 06, 2023

By (Fashion / Apparel Design, Washington State University) - abroad from 09/19/2022 to 12/16/2022 with

SAI Study Abroad: Milan - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained worldly expirence and how to manage being alone in another country.

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?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* 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?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Having an American advisor on site.
* What could be improved?
  • Better international advisor at university
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I feel that I was pretty prepared to be abroad.