Wish I Could Go Back!! Past Review

By (Emory University) - abroad from 08/25/2019 to 12/14/2019 with

SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Health and Community: Globalization, Culture and Care (Fall 2)

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a new sense of perspective and way of seeing the world. The classes were interesting and learning extended beyond the classroom. Extremely worthwhile!!

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

The country coordinators were amazing!! In each country they were so willing to help us with whatever we needed.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Each homestay experience varied for each country. They are 100% what you make of it.

* 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

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

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

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • my classmates
  • case studies
* What could be improved?
  • communication between staff and students
  • more free time
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The days are long and often tiring! You have to be okay with not being in control and not always knowing what is going to happen.

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.