Spectacular Past Review

By (Loyola University Chicago) - abroad from 02/27/2018 to 06/11/2018 with

SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Social Movements and Human Rights

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was extremely worthwhile!!! I learned so much not just academically but personally about myself and as cheesy as it sounds I definitely came back changed in all good ways!

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? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? Just go for it and immerse yourself fully, it's the best way to truly learn!

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Academics/Living in BA
  • Fellow students/friends
  • Excursions/Traveling
* What could be improved?
  • Some organization of the structure of the program
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Don't go into it with expectations if you can, you won't know what anything will be like until you are there and are experiencing it and having an open attitude and the willingness to live and learn in that setting will reward you with an unforgettable experience!