Circumnavigating the Globe: Just Do It. Past Review

By (HISTORY., Barnard College) for

SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning and Politics (Spring)

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
a big emphatic yes.

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.

Priceless

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

homestays are invaluable experiences

* 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

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)

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

Language

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? none

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
  • Hotel
  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • International Students
  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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