An experience I'll never forget Past Review

By (Sociology., Maryville College) - abroad from 09/03/2012 to 12/21/2012 with

Study Abroad Programs in South Korea

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It's worthwhile when you realize that as a person you have grown

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

For me, the classes werent that intense as my home school.

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $800+
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? If you want to study abroad in Korea, save a lot of money while in home country because when you arrive in Korea--its all about going out to eat and shopping.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

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

Select all that apply

  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • 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?
  • Meeting different people
* What could be improved?
  • English taught classes
  • Dorms
  • increase different food spots on campus
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How laid back my classes were going to be. Really should of learned more Korean so I could take the Korean classes