Experience of my life Past Review

By (Business Administration and Management, University of Westminster) - abroad from 09/28/2015 to 12/18/2015 with

Study Abroad Programs in Switzerland

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned to always say "Yes!" and experience new things, with new people. Don't be boring. It was definately worthwile!

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

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

It doesn't just bring you further in your education but it also helps you to expand your true self.


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Learn cooking


* 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? Advanced
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Fluent
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? Advanced Certificate Cambridge
How many hours per day did you use the language? 10+
Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? Find Friends who live there

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
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?
  • The Free Time after lectures
  • A lot of oppurtunities
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing really - maybe the cleanlisness inside the toilets at my university of westminster
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? That it would be this awesome! And yes, very expensive!