It was so good, I have to go back / Foto-Italiano Past Review

By (University of Tennessee - Knoxville) - abroad from 05/12/2016 to 06/01/2016 with

SRISA: Art and Design Workshops in Florence

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Definitely worth while.

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

It's so much more that can still be done

Finances

* 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)

Around $200 per week

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? Around 300 per week
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Don't eat out everyday

Language

* 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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  • Americans
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?
  • The location
  • The different trips we took
* What could be improved?
  • Housing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? About Italian culture more

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.