If you prefer not to rely on your school you will do fine. Food is great, dialect is difficult. Past Review

By (Sociology., Southwest Jiaotong University) for

Southwest Jiaotong University: Chengdu - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Phenomenal, just don't expect much help from the school. If you can study hard on your own, you will love the program.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

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
Language acquisition improvement?

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • International Students

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Chinese Langauge

Course Department: Bu zhidaro
Instructor: Duole
Instruction Language: zhongwen
Comments: 很好,可是一个人学习。 大学是不好学习中文。 学习在中国很快了!
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