Greatest experience ever! Medical Internship in India Past Review

By (West Texas A&M University) - abroad from 12/18/2016 to 01/15/2017 with

Study Abroad Programs in India

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
100% worth it, their language, culture, and medical experience

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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

One of the best programs ever

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

great housing

* Food:

best food, great meals

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

a great way to expand your horizons is to travel and learn about their culture

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

my internship was in a hospital health care was the best

* Safety:

really safe4 and secure

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

the program was great, the place was incredible, and the people are really kind


* 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? $10 per week
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Save but also know how to spend money in a smart way experience the culture before buying anything


* 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

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Beginner
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Intermediate
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? none
How many hours per day did you use the language?
Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? read about their history and get a book to read

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • International Students
  • Other
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • placement
  • people
  • the whole program
* What could be improved?
  • better communication
  • language courses
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? money exchange was a bit difficult for me to get before traveling

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Networker
An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.