Well worth it! Past Review

By (Stephen F. Austin State University) - abroad from 06/17/2017 to 07/07/2017 with

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Meet the Media

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Learning more about my future career in media and what will be required to do it. It was definitely worth while.

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

* 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

I would definitely do this program again. The opportunities provided and experience I gained was well worth it and will serve me well in my future endeavors.


* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Just take the opportunity to try new foods.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Experiences
  • Food
  • Friends
* What could be improved?
  • Questions to ask
  • Flight origin
  • Understanding of program
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? That people in the countries we visited dressed like us and in many ways were like us.