SEA Semester: Energy and the Ocean Environmental Past Review

By (Environmental Science, University of California - Santa Barbara) for

Sea Education Association: Programs at Sea - Oceans and Climate

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Taught a lot of self management and leadership skills.

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.

It was a truly life changing experience. I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Strengths: very challenging and you learn a lot. Weaknesses: stressful at times and a lot of work to complete.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Were giving a food allowance for each week. Food on the boat was incredible.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Swizzle events on the boat

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Safety is the at the highest standards with SEA. You always feel 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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans